Chelsea Transfer News: Benitez joins the race for Arsenal, Liverpool Target David Villa

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Chelsea FC are said to be interested in bringing Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao, but sources are saying that the Columbian international does not want to leave the Spanish side in January.

His main reasoning?

He said he simply wants to help Atletico, who are in second in La Liga heading into the winter break – qualify for the Champions League next season.

So with this in mind, Benitez, desperate to find cover for Torres, singled out Villa as his next choice, and would even welcome an all paid wages loan move until the summer when they will go full strength for their first choice man Falcao.

But at the same meantime,