Torres isn’t the only defender believed to be on Solskjaer’s radar, as they look to find a more balanced partnership.
Along with the Villarreal star; Brighton’s Ben White, Raphael Varane from Real Madrid, Sevilla’s Jules Kounde and in-demand RB Leipzig star Ibrahima Konate have all been linked.
Speaking earlier this month, the United boss promised to remain tight-lipped on any potential transfer targets, hoping to conduct business behind closed doors.
“With the way the world works, at the moment, you’d like to do all our business, of course, on the quiet and all your talks on the quiet,” he said.
“Hopefully, I’ll sit here with players nobody has written about and thought we were not going to go to.