Rafa Benitez, the Newcastle manager refuses to rule out the possibility of signing Fernando Torres, the Atletico Madrid striker this summer.
In 2007, Torres left Atletico for Liverpool, where he played under Benitez. In 2015, he returned to Madrid and will leave his boyhood club for the second time at the end of the season.
On Wednesday night, the 34-year-old was a late substitute during Atletico’s 3-0 Europa League final win in Lyon and lifted the trophy, the first he has won with the club.
Benitez says he is open to re-signing the striker who scored 72 goals in 116 games for him at Liverpool, even though he understands any potential deal would be difficult to complete.
He said: “I think it will be harder for him to come, not because we don’t want to. I don’t know what’s going on in his head, but maybe he is thinking about something else. It would be appealing, but I don’t think it would be easy.
“In Liverpool he was sensational. Then we went to Chelsea and, although he had a bad time when he arrived, he was essential for us in winning the Europa League.”
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