Found November 30, 2012 on
Chelsea running out of patience with Torres - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Fernando Torres has scored just one goal in his last 10 matches (in all competition) and to make matter worse he has had just one shot on target in his last two matches. Things are getting worse by the day for the Spaniard.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is certainly trying his best to ensure that Torres succeeds at Stamford Bridge. Torres complained that the midfield is too slow and Abramovich brought in the likes of Mata, Hazard and Marin; but still the Spaniard struggled.
Roberto Di Matteo dropped Torres to the bench in the match against Juventus despite having no other striker in the squad and that incidently turned out to be Di Matteo’s last game in charge at Chelsea.
This is not to suggest that Di Matteo was sacked because he dropped Torres, but the fact that he was replaced with Rafa Benitez, someone who has been out of job for two years after being sacked at Inter, suggests how badly the Chels...
BEST OF MAXIM
Former Olympic sprint champion Darren Campbell has claimed he could solve Fernando Torres' goalscoring problems for Chelsea .
Campbell, who won gold in the 4x100m at the Athens Games eight years ago, believes Torres needed just a fortnight's specialist training to recover most of his lost pace.
Torres briefly worked with Campbell during his first year at Stamford Bridge...
Rafael Benitez believes he is already seeing an improvement in Fernando Torres just days into his reign as Chelsea manager.
Torres endured another frustrating night as the Blues were held to a 0-0 draw by Fulham, the ball refusing to break in the box for the Spanish international.
But interim manager Benitez says the signs are there that the misfiring striker is on target to return...
Chelsea was held to a second straight 0-0 draw under interim coach Rafa Benitez as Fulham claimed a deserved point at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, dropping the hosts further off the pace in the Premier League.
Benitez was hoping a victory against Chelsea's west London neighbor would kick start the process of winning over fans unhappy about his controversial hiring last week...
Premier League betting: Can Reading, West Ham, Fulham and Everton cause upsets? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comHere’s a look at this weekend’s top football games and the best betting odds for each game.
West Ham v Chelsea
The big game on Saturday sees Chelsea travel to Upton Park to take on West Ham (12.45pm KO, Live on Sky Sports 2, and the visitors look worthy 1.91 shots...