TORRES

  • Fernando Torres poised to re-join Atletico Madrid 21 hours 50 minutes ago

    London: Fernando Torres is poised to re-join boyhood club Atletico Madrid after they outlined a deal with AC Milan that should see Alessio Cerci go in the opposite direction. Torres is on a two-year loan from Chelsea but has failed to impress and Atletico are convinced they can rekindle the player...
  • Liverpool shouldn't re-sign Fernando Torres: Jamie Carragher 3 days ago

    London: Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has urged his old club not to re-sign Fernando Torres. The Spanish forward, who is currently on loan at AC Milan from Chelsea, has been linked with a move back to Anfield, reports dailymail.co.uk. But Carragher believes his former teammate Torres, 30, is past his best and...
  • Fernando Torres sparks comeback as AC Milan draw with Empoli September 24, 2014

    Fernando Torres scored in his first start for AC Milan as his side came back from two goals down to draw 2-2 at promoted Empoli in Serie A on Tuesday. After early goals from Lorenzo Tonelli and Manuel Pucciarelli, Torres found the target with a header in the 43rd and Japan...
  • Fernando Torres completes loan move to AC Milan from Chelsea August 31, 2014

    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 twoyear loan deal. The 30yearold 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 August 31, 2014

    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 August 31, 2014

    Filippo Inzaghi is hoping he can bring back the glory days for Fernando Torres when the Spaniard completes his twoyear loan move to AC Milan, the club's new coach said on Saturday. The 30yearold Chelsea striker has yet to pass a medical and agree personal terms at the San Siro but...
  • AC Milan hopeful that Fernando Torres can reignite career August 30, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi is hoping to guide Fernando Torres back to form. AC Milan signed Torres from Chelsea on a twoyear 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 August 30, 2014

    London: Chelsea have agreed terms with AC Milan for striker Fernando Torres to join the Serie A club in a twoyear 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 August 29, 2014

    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 August 29, 2014

    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 August 28, 2014

    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 seasonlong 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 30 win over Australia June 23, 2014

    Curitiba: Defending champion Spain salvaged some World Cup pride on Monday with a convincing 30 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...
  • Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony finalise divorce June 19, 2014

    Los Angeles: Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony's divorce has been finalized nearly three years after the singers separated. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge John Sandoz finalized the couple's breakup Monday, awarding the former couple joint legal custody of their 6yearold twin children, court records show. The pair agreed that Lopez will have...
  • World Cup 2014: Fernando Torres deems team unity as solution June 15, 2014

    Salvador: Spain striker Fernando Torres played down his side's humiliating 15 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 15 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 20 win over Bolivia May 31, 2014

    Seville: Fernando Torres and Andres Iniesta were on target as Spain dominated Bolivia for a 20 win on Friday in the first of two international friendlies ahead of their World Cup defense in Brazil. Torres calmly stroked a 51stminute 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 20 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 overtired after a gruelling season as the world and European champions' squad for Friday's World Cup warmup 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 30man World Cup squad May 13, 2014

    Spain's preliminary 30player squad for the World Cup featured few surprises, with Brazilianborn 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 23man squad on May 25. Costa leads the attack, with Atletico Madrid...
  • Atletico Madrid beat Chelsea 31 to reach Champions League final May 1, 2014

    London: Atletico Madrid overpowered Chelsea 31 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 halftime 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 March 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...
  • Venezuela protests rumble as demonstrators, troops face off February 21, 2014

    Caracas: Venezuelan security forces and demonstrators faced off in streets blocked by burning barricades in several provincial cities on Thursday as protests escalated against President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government. At least five people have died since the violence broke out last week, the most serious unrest since Maduro was narrowly elected...