Chelsea star Fernando Torres snubs transfer rumors and admits lack of chemistry
Chelsea might never get over their blues unless Fernando Torres starts performing. The Spain international claims he needs more time to break into his old form at Chelsea. As the 28-year-old striker approaches the second anniversary of his record breaking £50 million move from Liverpool, Fernando Torres is still under scrutiny for his lack lustrous form.
This misfiring striker scored a brace in Chelsea’s 6-1 victory over Nordsjaelland on Wednesday. Fernando Torres has scored in Europe, but his goal-drought in the English Premier League is still going strong. The Spaniard hasn’t scored in a Premier League game in over 11 hours of action.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich hired Fernando Torres’ former mentor Rafael Benitez after sacking Roberto Di Matteo. The former Liverpool manager is expected to bring the best out of Fernando Torres, but so far it’s mostly been regular sessions of praises after training from Rafael Benitez.
Fernando Torres suggests he is still trying to build chemistry with his Chelsea teammates. In an interview to the Daily Mirror Fernando Torres informed that he needed to ‘train more to improve’.
“It's just a matter of time and training and being sure that we understand each other,” Fernando Torres told the Daily Mirror. “With [Juan] Mata I have been playing for many years in the national team and last season at Chelsea, but Oscar and Eden [Hazard] have just arrived and we need to train more to improve.
“We have been very good defensively this season, but in the middle we have huge quality and those kinds of players have to be the key for us. We need to play for them and the strikers need to understand what they like to do to score more goals. We need more time.”
Rumors suggest Fernando Torres might be sold-off during the January transfer window as the Champions League winning side plans on creating space and funds for their long term transfer target Radamel Falcao.
Fernando Torres vows to seek out the remainder of his lucrative contract with Chelsea, which still has four more years on paper. Fernando Torres claims he can still win a plethora of silverware with Chelsea in the upcoming years.
“I have four more years on my contract, hopefully in these four years I can win many more things than the Champions League and FA Cup, starting with the Club World Cup,” Fernando Torres continued.
“One of the main reasons to come to Chelsea was that Chelsea are always aiming for trophies. I needed to win trophies because they are what you have after you have finished. In my first full season we won the FA Cup and Champions League, what more can you ask? We have a chance now to win the Club World Cup.”