It’s 2009 again as Fernando Torres scores a stunner in Atletico win

Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres turned back the clocks as he scored a spectacular overhead goal in his side’s thrilling 3-2 win over Celta Vigo. Playing at their home ground Vicente Calderon, Atletico found themselves trailing to Gustavo Cabral’s just five minutes in to the game. Torres, who was regarded as one of the world’s best striker during his time with Liverpool, scored from a spectacular overhead kick to pull his side level six minutes later. The 32-year-old, who has had a semi-successful second stint with Atletico, also managed to…

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Nolito to reject Barca move in favour of Arsenal switch

Celta Vigo forward is said to be prepared to turn down Barcelona ahead of a proposed move to Arsenal, according to the Metro. The Spanish international has been a target for his former side recently, but with Barcelona eyeing a move for Paris Saint Germain forward Ezequiel Lavezzi a deal has been complicated to move forward (via Metro). The player is said to be well aware of Arsene Wenger’s interest in him, with the Metro claiming that he would be an important part of the Arsenal set up. However, reports…

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Arsenal keen to beat Barcelona to Nolito signature by meeting buyout clause

Arsenal are said to be eager to beat Barcelona to the signature of in form Celta Vigo forward Nolito and will agree to pay the player’s £13.3m buy out clause in order to do so, according to the Metro. The 28-year-old has been in phenomenal form so far this season, bagging himself five goals and three assists in the first six games. He was a key part of Celta’s recent 4-1 demolition of Barcelona, with the Metro claiming that he put in the type of performance that highlighted why exactly…

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