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Fernando Torres teases retirement U-turn as he declares he will announce his next move on Friday

Fernando Torres teases sensational retirement U-turn as former Liverpool and Chelsea striker declares he will announce his next move on Friday… two years after hanging up his boots and embarking on incredible body transformation

  • Fernando Torres has hinted at a return to football by sharing a cryptic message
  • Torres retired from the sport in August 2019 after finishing his career in Japan
  • However, he told fans he ‘only understands life in one way and that is playing’
  • So, the striker will be returning to the sport and will announce his club on Friday 

Fernando Torres has hinted at a return to football by sharing a cryptic message on Instagram. 

The former Liverpool striker retired from the sport in August 2019 after finishing his career in Japan with Sagan Tosu, but could be set for a sensational return.

Torres is yet to disclose which club he has joined, but told fans he would ‘communicate where’ he is planning to play on Friday. 

Fernando Torres has hinted at a return to football by sharing a cryptic message on Instagram

Torres took to Instagram to share a black and while image of himself wearing a No 9 shirt

Torres took to Instagram to share a black and while image of himself wearing a No 9 shirt

Torres took to Instagram on Tuesday night to share a black and white image of himself wearing a No 9 shirt. 

The picture had the accompanying caption: ‘I only understand life in one way – playing. That’s why I’ve decided to return’. 

He went on to say that he would announce where he is planning to play in three days time. 

He wrote: ‘This Friday I will communicate where’, before adding the following hashtag ‘#vuelveelnino’, which translated to #elninoreturns’. 

After hanging up his boots in 2019, the 37-year-old took to the gym – with many fans praising his incredible body transformation.   

After hanging up his boots in 2019, 37-year-old Torres took to the gym to build up his physique

After hanging up his boots in 2019, 37-year-old Torres took to the gym to build up his physique 

Torres is remembered for being a lean, quick striker and was not really known for his strength

Torres is remembered for being a lean, quick striker and was not really known for his strength

Torres has always been remembered for being a lean, quick striker – and was not really known for his strength during his prime.

However, having started a coaching role with Atletico Madrid’s B team and being given time during lockdown to bulk up, the Spaniard developed a strong physique.  

Torres will be hoping to use his new found strength on the pitch next season after making a U-turn on his retirement plans.  

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