Fernando Torres

  • Fernando Torres completes loan move to AC Milan from Chelsea Yesterday

    Milan: AC Milan have completed the signing of Fernando Torres on a loan deal from Chelsea. In a brief statement on Sunday, Milan confirmed they have signed Torres on a two-year loan deal. The 30-year-old Torres was welcomed by more than 200 fans when he arrived at Milan's Linate airport early Saturday...
  • Loic Remy set to become Torres' replacement at Chelsea 2 days ago

    London: Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy is heading for Chelsea after the 2012 European champions activated a 10.5 million pounds buyout clause in the French international's contract on Saturday. Manager Harry Redknapp said QPR's west London neighbours had secured a bargain in their efforts to sign a replacement for AC...
  • I must get best out of Torres, says AC Milan coach Inzaghi 2 days ago

    Filippo Inzaghi is hoping he can bring back the glory days for Fernando Torres when the Spaniard completes his two-year loan move to AC Milan, the club's new coach said on Saturday. The 30-year-old Chelsea striker has yet to pass a medical and agree personal terms at the San Siro but...
  • AC Milan hopeful that Fernando Torres can re-ignite career 3 days ago

    Milan: AC Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi is hoping to guide Fernando Torres back to form. AC Milan signed Torres from Chelsea on a two-year loan deal on, subject to a medical which the Spanish striker was undergoing on Saturday. "I've talked to Torres, even though he still has to complete medical tests,"...
  • Fernando Torres heads to AC Milan on loan from Chelsea 3 days ago

    London: Chelsea have agreed terms with AC Milan for striker Fernando Torres to join the Serie A club in a two-year loan deal. The Premier League club and Milan announced the agreement on their websites Friday, adding that "the move is now subject to Fernando agreeing personal terms with AC Milan...
  • Chelsea striker Costa doubtful for Everton trip 3 days ago

    London: Diego Costa is doubtful for Chelsea's trip to Everton on Saturday while manager Jose Mourinho has said the club will be in trouble if media reports of a Fernando Torres move to AC Milan prove accurate. Spain striker Costa, who joined in the close season for 32 million pounds ($53.1...
  • Torres may be ready for new start, says Mourinho 4 days ago

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has raised the prospect of Fernando Torres leaving the club before the transfer window closes, saying the Spain striker may be ready to "try a new life, a new club, probably a new league." Torres joined Chelsea from Liverpool in January 2011 for what was then...
  • AC Milan make bid for Chelsea striker Fernando Torres 5 days ago

    AC Milan have made a bid to lap up Chelsea striker Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel before the end of the summer transfer window. The Serie A club wants to bring Torres on a season-long loan following Mario Balotelli's £16m move to Liverpool. "Torres is certainly an important forward and we...
  • Torres still in Mourinho's plans despite Chelsea absence August 24, 2014

    While Jose Mourinho salutes the striking start to Diego Costa's Chelsea career, the manager insists he has not forgotten what another expensive but more misfiring La Liga import can contribute to his side's Premier League title drive. Fernando Torres, Chelsea's record 50 million pound ($82.84 million) signing, could not even command...
  • World Cup 2014: Spain sign off in style with a 3-0 win over Australia June 24, 2014

    Curitiba: Defending champion Spain salvaged some World Cup pride on Monday with a convincing 3-0 victory over Australia in their last match at the tournament. After losing their previous matches in Group B to the Netherlands and Chile, both teams took to Arena da Baixada in the southern Brazilian city of...
  • World Cup 2014: Fernando Torres deems team unity as solution June 15, 2014

    Salvador: Spain striker Fernando Torres played down his side's humiliating 1-5 loss to the Netherlands Friday, saying that the team's unity is the solution. Torres said that many will "leave the cart of success" but he and his teammates will "keep their heads high", reports EFE. "There is no reason to doubt...
  • World Cup 2014: Torres, Ramos confident of Spain bouncing back June 14, 2014

    Spanish striker Fernando Torres struggled to put up a brave front after a rude shock in their World Cup opening encounter against the Netherlands and hoped that the defending champions would bounce back strongly like they did four years ago in South Africa. Spain Friday suffered a shocking 1-5 thrashing against...
  • Fernando Torres sees Spain as favourites for World Cup June 8, 2014

    Madrid: Spain striker Fernando Torres is confident that his country can continue their incredible winning run in major tournaments when the World Cup kicks off June 12. Torres scored the goal which set Spain on their way to a run of two European Championships and the 2010 World Cup, when he...
  • Spain warm up for WC with 2-0 win over Bolivia May 31, 2014

    Seville: Fernando Torres and Andres Iniesta were on target as Spain dominated Bolivia for a 2-0 win on Friday in the first of two international friendlies ahead of their World Cup defense in Brazil. Torres calmly stroked a 51st-minute spot kick down the middle with goalkeeper Romel Quinonez diving right...
  • Del Bosque hints Torres will make Spain squad May 31, 2014

    Seville: Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has hinted that Fernando Torres may have done enough to make his final World Cup squad after the striker's fine performance in Friday's 2-0 friendly win over Bolivia. Torres blew hot and cold with his club Chelsea last season but looked lively for the world...
  • Fatigue won't affect Spain players at football World Cup, says Torres May 27, 2014

    Fernando Torres has dismissed concerns the Spain players may be over-tired after a gruelling season as the world and European champions' squad for Friday's World Cup warm-up game against Bolivia gathered on Monday. Most of the Spain team will be drawn from Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid and the three...
  • Few surprises in Spain's preliminary 30-man World Cup squad May 20, 2014

    Spain's preliminary 30-player squad for the World Cup featured few surprises, with Brazilian-born striker Diego Costa included in the team. The defending champions sent their preliminary list to FIFA on Tuesday, with coach Vicente del Bosque to announce the final 23-man squad on May 25. Costa leads the attack, with Atletico Madrid...
  • Atletico Madrid beat Chelsea 3-1 to reach Champions League final May 1, 2014

    London: Atletico Madrid overpowered Chelsea 3-1 on Wednesday to ensure their remarkable season will end with a Champions League final meeting against crosstown rival Real Madrid. Although former Atletico striker Fernando Torres put Chelsea in front at Stamford Bridge after a scoreless first leg, Adrian Lopez leveled before half-time to...
  • Atletico Madrid look to deny Chelsea, Mourinho final April 22, 2014

    Madrid: Jose Mourinho finds himself in the Champions League semifinals again, although Atletico Madrid hope to make sure he fails to progress from this stage for the fourth season in a row. Mourinho's Chelsea play at Atletico's Vicente Calderon Stadium on Tuesday with their domestic title hopes floundering following a 2-1...
  • Inter Milan confirm interest in Fernando Torres April 15, 2014

    Milan: Inter general director Marco Fassone admitted that they could bring in Spanish striker Fernando Torres in preparation for next season's Europa League campaign. The Spanish striker is reportedly on his way out of English club Chelsea, with the Nerazzurri reportedly one of his most likely destinations, reports Xinhua. "He is among...
  • My job is to force Mourinho to play me, says Torres April 5, 2014

    Chelsea's 50 million pound misfit Fernando Torres accepts that it is his responsibility to force himself into a position where the Spaniard is manager Jose Mourinho's number one striker. Torres told an English newspaper on Saturday that he wanted to see out the remaining two years of his contract at Stamford...
  • Fernando Torres has a Chelsea future says Mourinho April 4, 2014

    London: Fernando Torres, Chelsea's misfiring 50 million pound forward, has a future at the club, manager Jose Mourinho said on Friday - two days after suggesting his squad lacked "real strikers". On Wednesday Mourinho started the Champions League quarter-final away to Paris St Germain with the German midfielder Andre Schurrle in...
  • Mourinho tactics backfire as Torres, Chelsea face exit April 3, 2014

    Fernando Torres looks set for the Stamford Bridge exit door and Chelsea are in danger of Champions League elimination after a night in Paris when, for once, manager Jose Mourinho's tactics backfired spectacularly. Mourinho, clearly no longer trusting the 50.0 million pounds Spanish striker after his latest lame performance in a...
  • I can still make Spain World Cup squad, says Torres May 20, 2014

    Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has not given up on making Spain's World Cup squad and will work hard to convince coach Vicente del Bosque he deserves a place with the defending champions in Brazil. Torres, who turns 30 on Thursday, faces stiff competition from the likes of Diego Costa, Alvaro Negredo,...
  • Chelsea held by Galatasaray in Champions League February 27, 2014

    Istanbul: Fernando Torres scored a valuable away goal for Chelsea in a 1-1 draw at Galatasaray in the Champions League on Wednesday, giving the Premier League side the slight edge as they chase a spot in the quarter-finals. Torres scored the first goal by an English team in the knockout phase...
  • Fernando Torres ready to return for Chelsea February 10, 2014

    London: Fernando Torres is ready to return for Chelsea's Premier League visit to West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday, manager Jose Mourinho told a news conference on the eve of the game. Spain striker Torres has been out for three weeks with a knee injury. Captain John Terry is again sidelined, however, after...
  • Fernando Torres faces spell out with knee injury January 20, 2014

    London: Fernando Torres faces a "few weeks" out of action after suffering a knee ligament injury in Chelsea's 3-1 win over Manchester United on Sunday, manager Jose Mourinho said. Torres came on as a late substitute for Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o, whose three goals ensured Chelsea maintained their strong Premier League...
  • Eden Hazard, Fernando Torres put Chelsea on top of Premier League January 11, 2014

    England: Eden Hazard helped put Jose Mourinho's Chelsea provisionally on top of the Premier League by scoring in a 2-0 victory at Hull on Saturday. Hazard underlined his increasing value to the Blues with a skilful 57th-minute effort that broke down Hull's otherwise impressive resistance before Fernando Torres made the victory...
  • Chelsea cruise to 3-0 win at Southampton; West Brom beat Newcastle 1-0 January 1, 2014

    Southampton: Fernando Torres helped Chelsea to a 3-0 victory over Southampton on Wednesday as the Blues kept pace with their title rivals in the Premier League. The Spain striker broke the deadlock on the hour mark, heading home a deflected cross from close range. Chelsea's substitutes then combined to deliver the...
  • Samuel Eto'o strikes as Chelsea down Liverpool 2-1 December 30, 2013

    London: Eden Hazard and Samuel Eto'o scored first-half goals as Chelsea came from behind to secure a 2-1 win over title rival Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday. After Martin Skrtel put the Reds in front from close range at Stamford Bridge after only four minutes, Hazard hit back in...