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Ruud Gullit: Chesea may need to replace Fernando Torres

Posted Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by The Sun368 hits

FEELING BLUE ... Fernando Torres RUUD GULLIT reckons Fernando Torres’ Chelsea career could be finished. The Spaniard has found the net just four times despite starting every Premier League game this term. And former Blues boss Gullit reckons Roman Abramovich may need to replace the misfiring forward if the club are to challenge for honours this season. The Dutchman, 50, said: “Th...Full Story »

Luis Suarez takes on Fernando Torres and says: I’m NOT a diver

Posted Sunday, November 11, 2012 by The Sun328 hits

TRICK OR CHEAT? ... Suarez says he's a victim of his skills, not a diver LUIS SUAREZ goes head to head with Fernando Torres today insisting he is not the diver the rest of the Premier League deems him. Suarez faces Chelsea on the back of England skipper Steven Gerrard’s ringing endorsement that the controversial Uruguayan is the greatest Liverpool striker he’s ever played with. An...Full Story »

Di Matteo: I’m not afraid to axe Fernando Torres

Posted Saturday, October 27, 2012 by The Sun407 hits

STRIKING A BALANCE ... Di Matteo will stick by his rotation policy ROBERTO DI MATTEO has warned Fernando Torres he is not drop-proof. Chelsea’s £50million striker is still struggling to live up to his billing — and mammoth price tag — since joining the Blues from Liverpool in January 2011. Torres was hauled off with 20 minutes to go in Tuesday’s dismal 2-1 Champio...Full Story »

Inter are very interested in Porto's Fernando, claims Guarin

Posted Friday, August 17, 2012 by Goal.com225 hits

Fredy Guarin has revealed that Inter have sought his opinion on former Porto teammate Fernando. The Colombia international spent the second half of last season on loan at San Siro from the Dragoes, and has since made his switch to the Serie A giants permanent. And he has now admitted that his current employers have sounded out his thoughts on the Brazilian, who he believes to be an excellent...Full Story »

Fernando Torres revels in Euro 2012 crown after 'complicated' season

Posted Wednesday, July 04, 2012 by Goal.com373 hits

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has admitted that winning Euro 2012 with Spain helps to make up for what he described as a "complicated" season. The 28-year-old struggled for form for both club and country in 2011-12, but was able to add the Euro title to FA Cup and Champions League triumphs. On top of winning the Golden Boot award, Torres became the first player to score in two European Cha...Full Story »

Fernando Torres double shoots downs Republic of Ireland

Posted Friday, June 15, 2012 by The Sun65 hits

TORR BLIMEY ... Fernando Torres rifles in the opener for Spain against Republic of Ireland FERNANDO TORRES was hailed for playing the ‘perfect’ game as Spain dumped Ireland out of Euro 2012 last night. he Chelsea striker’s stunning double sent the Irish crashing to their heaviest defeat in 41 years. Spain boss Vicente del Bosque raved: “We wanted to rely on Fernando...Full Story »

Spain is hungry for third successive title, says Fernando Torres

Posted Tuesday, May 29, 2012 by YAHOO Sport115 hits

Spain is still hungry for success after previously winning Euro 2008 and the 2010 World Cup, says Fernando Torres, and he added that La Roja has set its sights on claiming Euro 2012 glory. The 28-year-old, however, admitted that it will not be easy for the reigning champions as they no longer possess the element of surprise against their familiar foes. "The atmosphere within the team is the sa...Full Story »

Fernando Torres: I can’t go on like this

Posted Monday, May 21, 2012 by The Sun438 hits

SUB SNUB ... Fernando Torres' face says it all from the bench FERNANDO TORRES is a £50million party pooper after declaring: I’ve had enough. The Chelsea striker ruined the club’s trophy parade by demanding showdown talks over a double snub. He is fuming over being a sub against Bayern Munich — and not being allowed to take a penalty. Torres said: “It was a huge d...Full Story »

City score Llore - Mancini closes on Fernando

Posted Thursday, April 19, 2012 by The Sun276 hits

LLOR PATH ... City are chasing Fernando Llorente MANCHESTER CITY are close to snapping up Athletic Bilbao hitman Fernando Llorente for £30million. Agents for both clubs are understood to be involved and negotiations for a five-year deal for the Spanish striker are at the detailed stage. Llorente has grabbed 23 goals this season. But Bilbao, who are struggling to even qualify for a Europ...Full Story »

Fernando mind over Di Matteo

Posted Tuesday, March 13, 2012 by The Sun373 hits

HANDS UP IF YOU CAN'T SCORE ... Fernando Torres is in a rut ROBERTO DI MATTEO admits Fernando Torres has a 'psychological problem'. Chelsea's £50million flop has scored just five goals in 13 months since his record transfer from Liverpool. Torres was dropped for Saturday's 1-0 win over Stoke and is now just 23 minutes shy of notching 24 hours on the pitch without scoring. Blues caretake...Full Story »

Carlo Ancelotti: Fernando Torres is a gamble

Posted Friday, February 24, 2012 by YAHOO Sport148 hits

Paris Saint-Germain coach Carlo Ancelotti says that Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is a risky investment. The Spain international has failed to impress at Stamford Bridge since joining the club from Liverpool in January 2011 for 50 million pounds. With only five goals to date in a Chelsea shirt, Torres has come under criticism from the fans, and Ancelotti, who coached the player in the second...Full Story »

Report: AC Milan eyes loan deal for Chelsea's Fernando Torres as alternative to Manchester City's Carlos Tevez

Posted Wednesday, December 21, 2011 by YAHOO Sport152 hits

AC Milan is exploring the possibility of signing Chelsea striker Fernando Torres on a six-month loan deal in the event that it fails to recruit Carlos Tevez from Manchester City, La Gazzetta dello Sport reports. The Rossoneri are keen to boost their attacking options in the second half of the season because of the lengthy absence of Antonio Cassano due to health problems, and they have earmarke...Full Story »

Pepe Reina: Luis Suarez can be better for Liverpool than Fernando Torres

Posted Saturday, November 19, 2011 by The Sun256 hits

SU GOOD ... Torres' replacement Luis PEPE REINA reckons selling Fernando Torres was a real masterstroke for Liverpool because they replaced him with an even bigger star. The Spanish striker for Chelsea in January after a £50million move which stunned the football world. But Luis Suarez, who arrived from Ajax for less than half that fee, has proved such a smash that the Reds have hardly...Full Story »

Andre Villas-Boas: I’d still buy Fernando Torres for £50m

Posted Saturday, November 19, 2011 by The Sun169 hits

GOOD VALUE? ... AVB is backing under-pressure Chelsea striker Torres ANDRE VILLAS-BOAS insists he would still pay £50million for Fernando Torres. The most expensive player in British history has so far cost Chelsea £10m a goal. And he is in danger of becoming a record-breaker for the wrong reasons — as the game's biggest flop. But loyal Blues boss Villas-Boas, who inherited T...Full Story »

Darren Bent: Fernando Torres is Premier League’s top striker

Posted Wednesday, November 09, 2011 by The Sun227 hits

TOP OF THE WORLD ... Bent says World Cup winner Torres is still No 1 FERNANDO TORRES has hit just three Premier League goals since his £50million move to Chelsea in January.But England rival Darren Bent still thinks the Spaniard is the No 1 hitman around. Bent said: "Torres is the best striker in the Premier League when fit, he's that good. I've followed him from Atletico Madrid right thr...Full Story »

Andre Villas-Boas to pick Fernando Torres against Genk

Posted Monday, October 17, 2011 by The Sun229 hits

SITTING IT OUT... banned Fernando Torres watches vs Everton FERNANDO TORRES is set to make his Chelsea return as boss Andre Villas-Boas shuffles his pack this week.The £50million striker is serving a three-match domestic ban following last month's straight red card against Swansea. But he is available for the Champions League and in line to play against Belgian minnows Genk on Wednesday n...Full Story »

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque: Chelsea's Fernando Torres doesn't have any privileges

Posted Monday, October 10, 2011 by YAHOO Sport124 hits

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has made it clear that Chelsea attacker Fernando Torres will have to earn his place in the squad for Euro 2012 with good performances at club level. "There will not be any privileges for anyone. There is a lot of competition for places and we have to be fair," Del Bosque said at a press conference ahead of Tuesday's Group I qualifier at home to Scotland. The stri...Full Story »

Spain's Vicente del Bosque: I asked goalless Fernando Torres to be patient

Posted Saturday, October 08, 2011 by YAHOO Sport150 hits

Spain head coach Vicente del Bosque says he told striker Fernando Torres to be patient in the wake of his side's Euro 2012 qualifier victory against the Czech Republic. The European and World champion cemented its position at the top of Group I in Prague with two early goals from Juan Mata and Xabi Alonso. Torres, who started for Spain, failed to find the inside of the net, and was replaced by...Full Story »

Spain coach keeps faith with Fernando Torres

Posted Saturday, October 01, 2011 by YAHOO Sport210 hits

MADRID (AP)—Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has kept faith with Chelsea striker Fernando Torres for the Euro 2012 qualifying matches against Czech Republic and Scotland. Torres did not make the matchday squad for Spain’s previous match and his place was under threat from in-form Valencia striker Roberto Soldado, who has scored six goals this season. Barcelona captain Carles Puyol ...Full Story »

Fernando Torres on his Chelsea ‘struggle’

Posted Tuesday, September 27, 2011 by The Sun165 hits

FERNANDO TORRES has revealed the full frustration of his 'struggle' at Chelsea.The £50million striker even feared Blues fans would turn on him for his lack of goals. Torres, sent off against Swansea on Saturday, said: "The first six months for me at Chelsea have been very difficult. "I have been struggling but I have always had the support of the fans. From the first day until now, ever...Full Story »

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