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Chelsea Line-Up £30m Player Exchange Deal For Suarez After Giving Up On Rooney

After giving up on their pursuit of Wayne Rooney Chelsea are lining-up a player-plus-cash swap deal involving Fernando Torres for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez

As we enter the final stages of the summer transfer window, there is plenty of gossip doing the rounds in the newspapers so we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest transfer rumours. Today, Chelsea line-up a shock player swap deal for Luis Suarez.

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After seemingly giving up on their pursuit of Wayne Rooney Chelsea are lining-up a shock player-plus-cash swap deal involving Fernando Torres for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, according to reports on Tuesday.

Chelsea have been chasing Rooney all summer but any potential deal for the Manchester United’s ace appears unlikely now that the striker has decided against submitting a transfer request to force his exit from Old Trafford.

This snub seems to have led to Jose Mourinho looking at other targets and Sport Direct News claims today that the Blues are now ready to offer Liverpool £30m plus former striker Fernando Torres in exchange for unsettled hitman Suarez.

The Reds have so far resisted any attempts to lure the Uruguayan away from Anfield with Arsenal already seeing two bids rejected after Suarez went public with his desire to leave Merseyside in search of Champions League football. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has recently claimed that his interest in the player is ‘dead’ and he’s moved on to target other strikers.

However, the 26-year-old remains unsettled at Liverpool and this report suggests that Brendan Rodgers may be tempted by Chelsea’s player-exchange offer as it provides him with a ready-made replacement, as well as a sizeable sum to reinvest in his squad before the window closes.

Rodgers men have also coped extremely well during Suarez’s absence – winning five and drawing one of the six games he’s been banned for so far – so it could give the Northern Irishman confidence that their is life without the controversial striker and persuade him to cash-in rather than keep hold of a disgruntled player.

The idea of Torres returning to Anfield is an intriguing one. After making himself a Kop hero, the Spaniard left under a cloud when he elected to join Chelsea in 2011 but many sections of the Liverpool support still hold him close to their hearts and may welcome him back after a failed stint at Stamford Bridge. Whether the 29-year-old would be willing to go back to Liverpool with his tail between his legs is another question though!

We’re into the final week of the transfer window and it’s promising to be an interesting few days. Stay tuned for all the latest transfer updates and gossip.

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Would Liverpool fans be open to a Torres-Suarez swap deal? How would Chelsea fans feel? Share your views below.

122 Comments

122 Comments

  1. sam

    August 27, 2013 at 8:08 pm

    Those fans who dsnt like em at L’pool, honestly u sud question ya management. They kept bull dozing all the responsibility on one player for too long without Investing money to buy good players n eating chunk of profit. Its not fair! Torres was made for L”pool n Spain. He did gr8 just lyk Suarez n Gerrard. Coming from Chelsea fan.

  2. Goody~Goody

    August 27, 2013 at 8:10 pm

    No! Chelsea should give us Mata & Moses, plus £30m. Else Chelsea should forget about the deal, cause LFC don’t need Torres again! YNWA

  3. Richard

    August 27, 2013 at 8:26 pm

    No no no we don’t need suares.mourinho shold go 4 rooney

  4. REALITY OFUKA

    August 27, 2013 at 8:28 pm

    Torres is a RED nd not a BLUE, so LFC shud accept him in gud faith. Afterall he wz d bst in his LFC dayz.

  5. mayuni

    August 27, 2013 at 8:28 pm

    i lov suarez but ill would like to see torres back

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  7. roger

    August 27, 2013 at 8:36 pm

    This would be a good deal,especially for liverpool.

  8. yopo

    August 27, 2013 at 9:01 pm

    Mou shuld think very well abt suarez bcos his a trouble maker,torres needs more playing tyme.chelsea need gud striker to blend with D̶̲̥̅̊ team.

  9. waheed salami

    August 27, 2013 at 9:11 pm

    I will not like to sell torres and mata but my manager should go for suarez or rooney or eto!o all are good players.

  10. Emma

    August 27, 2013 at 9:13 pm

    Hell no! we still have up to 26million pounds or more 2 spend,therefore we must keep suarez and use that 2 get an attackin midfielder…as 4 Chelsea we definitely don’t need Torres or the 30m pounds…ynwa

  11. My

    August 27, 2013 at 9:16 pm

    It’s a good deal 4 both 2 clubs. I like it.

  12. udeme aduak

    August 27, 2013 at 9:21 pm

    i hope liverpool will nt reject their star man to be back so is good deal i love to see that 2moro

  13. darwish mohamed salem

    August 27, 2013 at 9:25 pm

    torres is very welcome to come back to liverpool.

  14. daniel

    August 27, 2013 at 9:25 pm

    That’s rubbish we don’t need your suarez, lets keep our own torres and 30 million euro. That’s 2 much only on suarez.

  15. Ruicosta

    August 27, 2013 at 9:30 pm

    Torres & mata + 2om the deal we go with out them no deal ynwa 4 life

  16. Barz

    August 27, 2013 at 9:35 pm

    Helloooo?? ANY LFC supporter who thinks that getting Torres back in a trade for Suarez MUST be on drugs! Torres WAS a great striker, prior to his last eighteen months at Anfield, when he QUIT on his team! Now, he is a WASHED-UP “HAS BEEN”, and NOT HALF the player that Suarez is. You people are CRAZY!

  17. Emma

    August 27, 2013 at 10:32 pm

    We all know that Torres is not the Torres we use 2 know b4,eversince he left 4 Chelsea, Torres have decline both club and national level and for a club seeking to finish in the top 4 that won’t be a good deal Torres have lost it.

  18. respect

    August 27, 2013 at 10:33 pm

    we Ned suares but y nt gvn dem moses 4 dat

  19. kelvin sundara

    August 27, 2013 at 10:36 pm

    Hmm suarez a good player, torres a nice striker but chelsea should makes sure they lure saurez

  20. Andrew

    August 27, 2013 at 10:45 pm

    We don’t need Torres we have Sturridge. Suarez for mata + £20mil I think is a great deal.

  21. Ruicosta

    August 27, 2013 at 10:49 pm

    Torres & mata & moses + 20 million the deal we go well with out them no deal look 4 another person and leave luis sur 4 us pls

  22. Sylvester Chukwu

    August 27, 2013 at 10:50 pm

    Moun shld think of bringing the best out of the players at his disposal. What makes you a betta manager is managing the potential of your players as they are

  23. AndyYNWA

    August 27, 2013 at 10:54 pm

    Torres has not played well for the best part of three years now. He is a shadow of his former self so in today’s market is worth no more than £10 million. With that in mind why would we want to sell Suarez for £30m plus him? That’s one pound less than the Arsenal offer!! I for one NEVER want to see Torreschenko in a red shirt again. LFC have said they will not sell Suarez at any price to another premier league club.

  24. ugo gerrard

    August 27, 2013 at 11:03 pm

    its jst moses @ 2m nt more.y shud chelsea b goin 4 suarez i tot he supoz 2 b dea enternal enemy..plz dy shud lv hm 4 us.ynwa.

  25. Philip Black

    August 27, 2013 at 11:13 pm

    We don’t need Torres, he’s dead among the living, Suaréz is not going nw period

  26. lfc

    August 27, 2013 at 11:37 pm

    Take it Torres is a magnificent player far better then suarez and he has already had a baby born in Liverpool his family

  27. clefpool@ynwa

    August 27, 2013 at 11:40 pm

    Selling suarez to chelsea is Nt gonna happen, perphaps Torres is now a scunk

  28. OKENE OBANYI

    August 27, 2013 at 11:43 pm

    hmmm wot wll i say nw? up red jare

  29. mikel

    August 28, 2013 at 12:02 am

    When I knew,he is leaving was when my man played Manu,leaving him on the bench,I will be happy to,good bye to him,cfc pls no room for management we need striker.Eto or swaurez will be good

  30. benjamin ebong

    August 28, 2013 at 12:02 am

    mata + £30m for suarez or never. No way 4 torres. Ynwa

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