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Anfield Asylum Apr 22, 2014

Torres and Suarez: Two Scorers, Two Journeys

Fernando Torres returns to Anfield on Sunday and nobody will care. He's a superhero who's powers have vanished. He's no longer a star, not even good enough to be the villain. Luis Suarez is who the spotlight dances upon now, and El Pistolero has an opportunity to break the Premier League single season scoring record this weekend. Torres and Suarez, two prolific scorers who defined consecutive Liverpool eras and found success in distinct ways. And let's never forget that Torres was once one of the most prolific and successful strikers in all of Europe, netting 65 times in 102 league...
The Guardian Apr 21, 2014
José Mourinho has faith in Torres to lead line against Atlético Madrid

José Mourinho has faith in Torres to lead line against Atlético Madrid

Chelsea manager set to field former Atlético captain Diego Simeone welcoming to Spanish strikerJosé Mourinho is confident Fernando Torres will be able to cope with the conflicting pressures of leading his Chelsea attack at the Vicente Calderón stadium against Atlético Madrid, a club where El Nino now decisively morphed into El Hombre remains something of a folk hero. In the absence of Samuel Eto'o, who did not travel to Madrid, Torres seems almost certain to start in the first leg of Champions League semi-final.The Champions League is a big motivation for every player, Mourinho said....
The Guardian Apr 21, 2014
Chelsea's Fernando Torres is great striker says Atlético's Diego Simeone

Chelsea's Fernando Torres is great striker says Atlético's Diego Simeone

Atletico manager expects Torres to play in semi-final first leg No surprise for Simeone if Chelsea bid for Diego CostaAtlético Madrid's coach, Diego Simeone, has defended Fernando Torres on the eve of his return to the Vicente Calderón by insisting that, contrary to José Mourinho's complaints, the Spaniard is a great striker. Simeone also claimed that deep down Torres remains an Atlético fan and, in a prediction that felt like a recommendation, said the home fans would give him a huge ovation.As for his own strikeforce, Simeone admitted it would come as no surprise if Chelsea made a move...
Daily Telegraph Apr 20, 2014
Fernando Torres aims to revive World Cup hopes on return to Madrid in Champions League with Chelsea

Fernando Torres aims to revive World Cup hopes on return to Madrid in Champions League with Chelsea

Chelsea striker is struggling to win ticket to Brazil and needs chance to impress national coach on his return to Atletico Madrid in Champions League semi-final
The Guardian Apr 17, 2014
Inter confirm interest in Edin Dzeko, Fernando Torres and Alvaro Morata

Inter confirm interest in Edin Dzeko, Fernando Torres and Alvaro Morata

President Erick Thohir says reports have led club to target trio 'We will sign a striker and he will be of European standard'The Internazionale president Erick Thohir has confirmed that the Nerazzurri are looking to bring in a leading striker at the end of the season, with Manchester City's Edin Dzeko and Chelsea's Fernando Torres as their main targets.
Daily Telegraph Apr 15, 2014
Chelsea are very keen on Diego Costa and we want Fernando Torres, admits Atletico manager Diego Simeone

Chelsea are very keen on Diego Costa and we want Fernando Torres, admits Atletico manager Diego Simeone

Chelsea expect to make Diego Costa major signing and Diego Simeone admits he would like Fernando Torres
The Guardian Apr 14, 2014
Internazionale confirm their interest in signing Fernando Torres from Chelsea

Internazionale confirm their interest in signing Fernando Torres from Chelsea

£50m signing has fallen down Stamford Bridge pecking order Inter move could hinge on Europa League qualificationThe overhaul of Chelsea's strike-force this summer could yet include the departure of the club's record signing, Fernando Torres, to Internazionale after the Italians reiterated their interest in the Spain forward.Torres, a £50m arrival from Liverpool a little over three years ago, has claimed a European Cup and Europa League while with Chelsea and could yet add a further Champions League to his haul of honours with a meeting with another of his former clubs, Atlético Madrid,...
Daily Telegraph Apr 9, 2014
Chelsea v Paris Saint-Germain: Demba Ba celebrates as Fernando Torres frozen out

Chelsea v Paris Saint-Germain: Demba Ba celebrates as Fernando Torres frozen out

Matt Law: Fernando Torres is relegated to a bit-part against Paris St-Germain as Demba Ba steals glory for the Blues
The Independent Apr 4, 2014
Exclusive Fernando Torres interview: ‘I can make Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho think I’m the best option for him’

Exclusive Fernando Torres interview: ‘I can make Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho think I’m the best option for him’

There is a moment in my conversation with Fernando Torres when he stops and goes right back to the start of his career, to when he was a teenager at Atletico Madrid, and recalls what it was like to be looking in from the outside at the high-stakes world of elite football, and all its imponderables.
The Independent Apr 4, 2014
Jose Mourinho: We can buy big, but Fernando Torres still has future at Chelsea

Jose Mourinho: We can buy big, but Fernando Torres still has future at Chelsea

Jose Mourinho has insisted Fernando Torres has a future at Chelsea – but the Blues manager  wants more from the much-maligned striker.
London24 Apr 4, 2014

Mourinho has no regrets over Rooney hunt, despite Torres struggles

Jose Mourinho insists he has no regrets after spending last summer courting Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, in light of Fernando Torres’ recent struggles.
The Independent Apr 4, 2014

Fernando Torres v Peter Crouch: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Chelsea and Stoke City

Ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting, between Chelsea and Stoke City, see how the sides' players Fernando Torres and Peter Crouch compare.
The Guardian Apr 4, 2014
Fernando Torres still has a future at Chelsea, says José Mourinho

Fernando Torres still has a future at Chelsea, says José Mourinho

Striker linked with summer move from Stamford Bridge 'He's under contract, he's a good professional'José Mourinho has insisted Fernando Torres has a future at Chelsea but the Blues boss wants more from the much-maligned striker.World Cup-winning Torres, a British record £50million buy from Liverpool in January 2011, was overlooked for a striker-less starting XI for Wednesday's loss at Paris St Germain as Mourinho finally appeared to lose patience with the Spaniard.
The Independent Apr 4, 2014
Fernando Torres: 'Does he have a future? Yes' - Jose Mourinho denies striker will be offloaded this summer

Fernando Torres: 'Does he have a future? Yes' - Jose Mourinho denies striker will be offloaded this summer

Jose Mourinho has insisted Fernando Torres has a future at Chelsea but the Blues boss wants more from the much-maligned striker.
London24 Apr 4, 2014

Jose Mourinho gives his verdict on Fernando Torres and claims striker has a future

Jose Mourinho has insisted that Fernando Torres has a future at Stamford Bridge amid reports that he could look to offload the Spanish striker.

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