Fernando Torres
Fernando Torres in action for Spain in a friendly before the Confederations Cup. [Reuters]

Fernando Torres has dismissed speculation that he is ready to leave Chelsea and insisted that he is looking forward to sitting down with new manager Jose Mourinho to discuss his future at the club.

There has been plenty of speculation suggesting that the Spain international could be allowed to leave after another inconsistent season that saw him register just eight Premier League goals.

Torres did play a major part in helping Chelsea win the Europa League, firing six goals in nine games, but there have been suggestions that Mourinho will look to sell the forward in order to bring in a new central striker.

Chelsea have been strongly linked with Stevan Jovetic and Edinson Cavani in recent weeks but Torres has made it clear that he sees his future remaining at Stamford Bridge.

"I look forward to talking with Mourinho and to know what plans he has for me," Torres told Onda Cero.

"The first thing I am aware of is he will expect much more from me, I expect more from me. Now I have pressure Mourinho adds and that's a challenge for a player."

The 29 year old is currently representing Spain at the Confederations Cup where he will be hoping to prove his quality to Mourinho, before the pair meet next month.

In recent days the Spanish press have linked Torres with a possible move to La Liga champions Barcelona, but the striker reiterated his desire to remain at Chelsea.

"I have known Sandro Rosell (Barcelona's club president) for a long time," said Torres. "There is a personal relationship, but nothing more than that. My head is now in the Confederations Cup, immediately after that Chelsea.

"I want to talk with Mourinho and then prepare for the coming season."

With the Confederations Cup running until the end of June it is unlikely that Torres' future will be decided before next month when he can find out exactly what Mourinho plans for the former Liverpool striker.