Liverpool striker Fernando Torres is open to moving to Manchester City, it has been revealed.

Torres has had a transfer request turned down by Liverpool amid Chelsea's push for him before tomorrow's transfer deadline.

The Sunday Express says Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is prepared to sanction the transfer which will smash the British record to bits.

Manchester City, who set the current high of £32.5m for Robinho, were sounded out by Torres's people about whether they would enter the bidding - but gave a firm 'no' in reply.

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