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Fernando Torres Atletico Madrid Transfer Stalls Over Chelsea Flop’s Wage Demands

Spanish flop may prove too expensive for La Liga side.

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres may prove too expensive for his old club Atletico Madrid due to his wage demands, according to Spanish source Fichajes.net.

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The 30-year-old is reportedly in talks over a loan move to the Vicente Calderon after struggling at Stamford Bridge and also in a loan spell with AC Milan this season.

Atletico appear keen to have Torres back as a rotation option in their squad, with Diego Simeone keen not to put too much pressure on main striker Mario Mandzukic, but it has been hinted that talks could stall over money.

The Spanish champions are not known for being one of the richest clubs in the world, and Torres’ wage demands remain high even as his career looks to be seriously on the wane after a poor run of form for the last few years now.

It remains to be seen if the player’s love for his boyhood club can see him accept an offer this winter.

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