The Italians are still on Torres’ tail.
Inter Milan have not given up hope of signing Chelsea striker Fernando Torres and are preparing a loan offer for the Spaniard this summer, according to the Metro.
The Serie A club have been interested in the 30-year-old for some time as they look to improve their squad after two disappointing seasons in the Italian top flight.
Both the Inter president Erick Thorir and club director Piero Ausilio have admitted that the side are trying to sign Torres.
It’s thought they will face strong competition from Atletico Madrid however, which is the club where the forward first started his football career and was also their youngest ever captain.
Atleti are likely to have to replace top-scorer Diego Costa, with the 25-year-old attracting many top sides with his £32m release clause.
Torres has a strong affection with the Vicente Calderon Stadium and would certainly be tempted with a return to the Spanish capital, in which case Inter would make a move for Manchester City’s Edin Dzeko instead.
The Spain international remains the west Londoners’ club record signing after making the £50m switch from Liverpool in January 2011.
However, since that transfer Torres has failed to impress at Stamford Bridge and in 171 matches for the side has scored just 44 goals.
Jose Mourinho is likely to not object too much to the attacker being sold or loaned out, as the Portuguese coach has said he would like to improve his team in the final third this summer.
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