Earlier this week, Fernando Torres revealed that he would be leaving Atletico Madrid on a free transfer at the end of the season.
The 34-year-old has seen his first-team opportunities limited this season, and has managed just two La Liga goals during the 2017-18 campaign.
The Spaniard is not expected to hang up his boots, however, and a number of clubs have been credited with an interest in a striker that was once regarded as one of the best in European football.
A return to the Premier League has been mooted, with Torres previously turning out for Liverpool and Chelsea in the English game.
There will be no transfer fee for the striker this summer, but he would still command high wages due to his standing in the game.
West Ham United supporters that have been discussing a potential move for the centre-forward, with a number believing that Torres would be the perfect fit for the London Stadium.
A selection of the Twitter reaction can be seen below:
Just inhaled deeply through my nostrils and the air told me Fernando Torres has West Ham written all over him.
— Jack Mumford (@jackmumf) April 9, 2018
Wouldn’t mind Torres at West Ham 👀
— ΔИDY (@FutbolMarko) April 9, 2018
Oh is he? I was gonna say I wouldn't pay for a 32 year old, but if he'll be free then it doesn't seem like an awful idea, but Hernandez, Arnautovic and Torres would all expect 90 minutes every game we just can't give, face it, our attack is too good for our own good 😂
— 🇨🇩🇦🇹⚒️Ben⚒️🇲🇽🇦🇷 (@Mxsuaku) April 9, 2018
— Glenn Firmin (@GlennFirmin) April 9, 2018
So Fernando Torres is leaving Athletico at the end of the season, at 34 certainly fits the West Ham age profile so I wouldn't be surprised to see us make a move for him.
— ⚒ Mr B ⚒ (@onebarian1) April 9, 2018
Torres is to leave athletico at the end of the season…..
Enter west ham United with the £59.99 offer.
— Jordan Burdall (@JordanBurdall6) April 9, 2018
@ExWHUemployee with Fernando Torres leaving Athletico at end of season, u reckon West Ham could have a look and bringing him Back to the prem?
— Matt WHU James (@mjames26) April 9, 2018