Barcelona watching Torres situation at Liverpool

Barcelona are keeping tabs on Fernando Torres' situation at Liverpool. Barca are in the market for a new striker and have verbally committed €40 million to Valencia for David Villa.

Barcelona are keeping tabs on Fernando Torres' situation at Liverpool.

Barca are in the market for a new striker and have verbally committed €40 million to Valencia for David Villa.

However, the availability of Torres after Liverpool's top four failure has ignited their interest.

The former Atletico Madrid captain would only return to Spain for Barca, having ruled out ever joining Real Madrid out of loyalty to his former club.