Bookies: Torres will join Inter

Fernando Torres

Inter have been widely linked with Chelsea striker Fernando Torres and the bookmakers seem to believe he'll be wearing a Nerazzurri shirt next season.

Inter have been quick off the mark in trying to strengthen their squad for next season and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is becoming an increasingly likely signing.

The Nerazzurri have endured a miserable campaign and saw their Scudetto hopes die out embarrassingly early this term.

But Inter are already trying to build for next term and have secured the signature of Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic.

In recent weeks Inter's transfer guru Piero Ausilio has been in England trying to advance on various targets.

Amongst the players reportedly on his radar are John Obi Mikel, Oscar, Willian, Patrice Evra, Nani, Samuel Eto'o and Fernando Torres.

Transfer expert Gianluca Di Marzio claimed that Inter had ruled out a move for Torres due to doubts over the Spaniard's value for money, but rumours persist.

And the bookmakers across Europe seem to be convinced that Torres' next club will be Inter.

Tuttosport reports that the odds on Torres joining Inter have been slashed to just 5/2 with most bookies while the next favourites to sign him are Atletico Madrid at nearly 5/1.

Serie A side Napoli, who have ex-Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez to guide their transfer policy, are also in the running at 6/1 with a return to Liverpool at 7/1.

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