Torres reveals Man Utd talks before Liverpool move

Liverpool ace Fernando Torres admits his representatives held talks with Manchester United while he was with Atletico Madrid.

Liverpool ace Fernando Torres admits his representatives held talks with Manchester United while he was with Atletico Madrid.

In his recent autobiography, 'Fernando Torres - El Nino: My Story', the Spanish ace confirmed Atletico also rejected offers from Tottenham and Newcastle United.

Torres revealed: “In the summer of 2006 after the World Cup in Germany, Bahía Internacional, the company that has looked after me since I was fifteen, told me that there had been discussions with Manchester United. Sir Alex Ferguson had been involved in the negotiations but in the end nothing happened: maybe neither of us really pushed hard enough.

"I also found out that some other English clubs, like Newcastle and Tottenham, had made offers which Atlético rejected – just as they did to offers from Olympique Lyon and Inter Milan.”

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