Ferran Torres, the Barcelona attacker, has struggled to score for the Blaugrana since the beginning of November, undermining expectations at Camp Nou. He hasn’t been the most trustworthy Barca player. El Nacional says that it’s possible that Torres’ time playing for Barca is over.
In January 2022, Torres arrived at Camp Nou from Manchester City. The staggering €55 million transfer fee brought him all the hype and star power. However, given that he hasn’t lived up to those expectations, this hype may have hurt him in the end.
As a result, Barca has been open to offers for some time, and he may have found a new home, according to reports. According to “El Chiringuito de Jugones,” Torres may be moving to Atlético de Madrid this summer. According to reports, the forward has been offered a contract by the Rojiblancos.
Barcelona may accept the deal if his performance does not improve by the end of the season. Additionally, the report claims that Luis Enrique would approve of this move. At the conclusion of the season, the Spaniard will likely take Diego Simeone’s place in the Atletico Madrid dugout.
The offer is for three seasons, and the goal is to rebuild a team that has been shaken up since Simeone took over 12 years ago. Torres is still one of Enrique’s favorite players for Spain, despite the fact that he is currently playing for Barcelona. He will be one of the most well-known additions to the new team if the move to Atletico Madrid goes through.
However, nothing is set in stone for Torres or Atletico until Enrique accepts the position of manager. In 56 games played for the Blaugrana, Torres has scored 12 goals and contributed 7 assists.
The former Manchester City forward has experienced an unanticipated turn of events at a crucial time in the season. The Blaugrana are now primarily focused on La Liga and the Copa del Rey now that their European campaign is officially over. Ferran Torres will need to step up to the plate now for them.
El Nacional claims that he is one of only two Barcelona attackers who has not sustained injuries. Consequently, Xavi Hernandez will look to him for support, and he will need to play a significant role in the upcoming games. The Spaniard may yet secure his spot at the Nou Camp if he can meet or even exceed expectations in the coming weeks.