Ferran Torres of Valencia is a centre of attention in Spain, with numerous clubs looking to secure his services. Could interest from the Premier League suit his needs, or will he choose to stay in Spain?
Interest High in Ferran Torres
Twenty-year-old Spanish winger Torres has been sublime for Valencia. This hasn’t gone unnoticed, with several teams tracking his progress over recent months. He was also a nominee for the Golden Boy award last season.
The youngster has been a frequent star for the La Liga club. He has also been capped for the Spanish national team at U21 level. His market value has seen a drastic rise since he started to play a vital role in Valencia’s starting 11. A decent amount of European and domestic playing time has played a part in the player’s big development, giving him invaluable experience at such a young age. Having come through their youth ranks, it seems likely that any attempt to snatch the player from the club would be a bold move from any team.
Teams Ready to Pounce
According to Luke Augustus of the Daily Mail, numerous clubs of bigger calibre are ready to pounce for Torres this summer. Liverpool, who have recently endured two shock losses on the bounce, have been digging in to find creative reinforcements for their reliable front three and to extend their offensive options up top. Barcelona and Real Madrid have both gone head-to-head after both registering their interest in Torres.
A move to Barcelona has reportedly been favoured by the player. Liverpool would have to step up their game considerably to be able to convince Ferran Torres to a switch to Merseyside from Valencia. His release clause is said to be around the region of £87 million – a high price regardless of the buyer.