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Report: Barcelona Targets Torres

Barcelona is lining up Liverpool's Spanish striker Fernando Torres as a possible summer replacement for Thierry Henry or Samuel Eto'o, according to various European media reports.
Henry, who has never quite settled in Spain since his move from Arsenal, will be 32 this summer. Barcelona has yet to open contract talks with Eto'o, whose current deal ends in 2010. The Cameroon national team player almost left the side last year.
Barcelona President Joan Laporta met Torres at the recent FIFA World Player gala dinner. "It was an informal chat with Barcelona superstars Leo Messi and Xavi also present," writes Christopher Davies, "but it was seen as an important meeting as a basis for any future negotiations."

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