'Why aren't you at Rangers?'; Some Gers fans react to Torres' move to Japan

Rangers fans pour out of the stand onto the pitch as Alfredo Morelos of Rangers celebrates scoring the opening goal of the game with his team mates during the Ladbrokes Scottish...

Fernando Torres is set to join Japanese outfit Sagan Tosu, killing off the dreams of Rangers fans who wanted him in the Scottish Premiership.

Liverpool's Spanish forward Fernando Torres (R) celebrates with English midfielder Steven Gerrard after scoring against Inter Milan during their first knock-out round second leg UEFA...

Well, the dream is officially dead.

When it was announced back in May that Fernando Torres was set to bring an end to his second spell at Atletico Madrid, some of the more optimistic members of the Rangers support were genuinely dreaming of watching the legendary striker see out his Autumn days at Ibrox next season.

The presence of his former Liverpool partner Steven Gerrard in the Rangers dugout certainly appeared to give Rangers fans something to hold onto.


Fernando Torres of Liverpool celebrates scoring the opening goal with team mate Steven Gerrard (R) during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between Liverpool and...

But rather than swapping Madrid for Glasgow, Torres has instead opted to follow Andres Iniesta to the Far East. We mean the far, far east.

The 34-year-old has announced via his official Twitter account that he is joining Japanese first division side Sagan Tosu, who are currently 17th in the division. They will be hoping that the veteran Torres has the evergreen skill to fire them away from relegation danger.

But Rangers fans have made their feelings on Torres’ money-spinning move quite clear.

Atletico Madrid's Spanish forward Fernando Torres celebrates after scoring the team's fourth goal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 second leg football match between FC Lokomotiv...

The former Liverpool and Chelsea striker, who won the European Champions and the World Cup with Spain too, would have been perhaps the biggest signing in Rangers’ recent history and his decision to go to Japan has left some fans genuinely disappointed, despite Torres never actually being linked with a move to Ibrox.

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