The Sun says Blues owner Roman Abramovich has a long list of names to replace under pressure manager Carlo Ancelotti.
And former Liverpool manager Benitez is using his contacts to try to get Abramovich's ear.
The Spaniard could arrive to bring the best out Torres - who played his football of his career under Benitez at Liverpool.
And despite his struggles at Inter Milan, Abramovich will also be aware of Benitez's three appearances in the Champions League final during his successful career.
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