Simeone is in communication with Torres and revealed that the striker often sends his squad messages of support.
He told Onda Cero: "Torres is always in contact with the team to wish them luck and occasionally sends me messages. He is delighted with everything that’s happening at Atleti.
"How could he not want to return to the club where he was born?"
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