Atletico Madrid’s 4 World-Class Strikers Of The Last Decade

While so much attention has been placed on Barcelona’s academy system, one of the most overlooked stories of the past decade has been the incredible line of world-class strikers that have come through the Atletico Madrid system. Not all of them started their careers at the Spanish club, but the Spanish club has definitely made a difference in their careers, giving them the encouragement...
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Gabi hoping Torres will not make return

Atletico Madrid captain Gabi is hopeful that Fernando Torres will not play in Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League semi-final against Chelsea. […]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea: Fernando Torres watched by Inter Milan supremo

Chelsea: Fernando Torres watched by Inter Milan supremo - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Italian giants Inter Milan are continuing their pursuit of Chelsea’s misfiring striker Fernando Torres, and look likely to make a summer move for the Spaniard, according to talkSPORT. The report claims that Inter’s owner Erik Thohir was present at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday to watch...
Via Soccerlens
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Torres will dig his heels in: Chelsea must pay £10m to get unwanted striker off their wage bill

Chelsea face a staggering £10million bill to get Fernando Torres out of Stamford Bridge as the forward prepares to dig in over his £175,000-a-week contract. Manager Jose Mourinho has made it clear Torres has no future at Chelsea and questioned whether he is ‘a real striker’ following the 3-1 defeat by Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday. Torres, 30, has two years left on his...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Liverpool Legend Condemns ‘Terrible’ Chelsea Attacker

Liverpool Legend Condemns ‘Terrible’ Chelsea Attacker - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Former Liverpool midfielder Danny Murphy has attacked Chelsea striker Fernando Torres, claiming that even his teammates at Anfield were negative when discussing his footballing abilities. Speaking to talkSPORT, Murphy laid in to the much maligned Spaniard, saying that the 30-year-old...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Torres has no Chelsea future - Ray Wilkins

Fernando Torres’ turbulent Chelsea career is as good as over, according to the Blues’ former assistant manager Ray Wilkins. The Spaniard came under heavy criticism from boss Jose Mourinho following last night’s 3-1 Champions League defeat to Paris Saint-Germain, despite only playing the last half an hour in the French capital. But according to Wilkins, who left the Blues...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho ready to cut his losses on misfiring striker Fernando Torres

Chelsea will consider letting Fernando Torres leave on loan if they cannot find a buyer for the misfit striker. Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid have shown an interest in Torres, but neither club would be prepared to match his £175,000-a-week wages and pay a £20  million transfer fee. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has made it clear that he will ship out the club’s flops to fund...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres reveals admiration for Atletico boss Simeone

Fernando Torres reveals admiration for Atletico boss Simeone - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has talked of his respect and admiration for former teammate and current Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone, and refused to rule out a move back to the La Liga side in the near future. Speaking to Spanish newspaper ‘AS‘, the 30-year-old attacker...
Via Soccerlens
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Gala hold Chelsea to first leg draw

Chelsea's UEFA Champions League tie against Galatasaray remains in the balance after Fernando Torres' early away goal was cancelled out in a 1-1 draw. The other three English sides in the last 16 had suffered demoralising 2-0 first-leg defeats, but it took Chelsea just nine minutes to break the deadlock in Turkey as Galatasaray's defence was pulled out of position by...
Via Fox Soccer
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Torres sustain scoring form?

In 1994 Chuck Russell's film "The Mask," Jim Carrey's character finds that his personality is changed by putting on a wooden mask. Inhibitions disappear and the meek Stanley Ipkiss becomes an extrovert, zoot-suited, green-faced conman. It wouldn't quite by true to say Fernando Torres has undergone a similar transformation since donning a plastic faceguard to...
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April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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