There are reports doing the round on the social media ( twitter especially ) that Arsenal are interested in signing Chelsea’s Spanish International striker Fernando Torres. Torres had signed for Chelsea from Liverpool 3 years ago in a 50 million pound deal. Torres has however not justified the hefty transfer fee Chelsea paid for him and as such Chelsea are open to selling to the player to whoever is interested.
It is believed Wenger intends to convince Mourinho to allow him sign the Spanish in a 20 million pound deal. Arsenal are said to be convinced they can persuade the player to join them as his chances will be further reduced by the signing of Samuel Eto’o by Chelsea. With the world cup fast approaching, the lure of regular first team football may convince Torres to join Chelsea.
Arsenal are so far yet to sign any marquee player which was promised to the fans with the only signing so far been Auxerre’s Yaya Sanogo on a nominal fee and former defensive midfielder Mathieu Flamini who is also signing on a free transfer after refusing to renew his AC Milan contract.