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FERNANDO TORRES RUMORS

Diego Simeone credits Fernando Torres for improving Atletico Madrid’s attack

Diego Simeone has heaped praise on Fernando Torres by saying the striker’s presence has improved the performances of forwards Antoine Griezmann and Mario Mandzukic. Torres arrived in January and quickly settled back into his boyhood club, scoring a brace at the Santiago Bernabeu which helped knock Real Madrid out of the Copa del Rey. While Simeone’s attempt at starting all three...
Via World Soccer Talk
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres excited about Champions League debut for his boyhood club

While Fernando Torres has previous UEFA Champions League experience with Liverpool and Chelsea – making 53 appearances between both Premier League sides - Wednesday night will be the first time the Spanish forward will step on the European stage as a member of his boyhood club, Atletico Madrid. Torres began his career with Los Colchoneros making his first team debut in 2001 at...
Via World Soccer Talk
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Torres insists promises not met during unsuccessful AC Milan spell

Fernando Torres has hinted promises were unfulfilled during his brief loan spell at AC Milan. The former Chelsea forward joined the Rossoneri on a two-year loan deal last summer and managed just seven Serie A starts before heading back to his boyhood club Atletico Madrid in the January transfer window. Milan signed him permanently on an 18-month deal in December, but he was immediately...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Soccer Analyst Gets Fernando Torres Face Tattoo After Losing Bet

ESPN soccer analyst Craig Burley got a Fernando Torres face tattoo after losing a bet that the soccer player wouldn't score.
Via Gamedayr
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Guardiola: Torres perfect fit to Simeone's system at Atletico Madrid

Former Barcelona coach and current Bayern Munich manager and Josep Guardiola believes that Atletico Madrid have hit the jackpot by bringing Fernando Torres back to the Vicente Calderon. Torres left La Liga for Liverpool in 2007, one year before Guardiola famously took the reins at Camp Nou, and returned earlier this month on loan from AC Milan having flopped at San Siro and Chelsea...
Via Fox Sports
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Torres shines as Atletico end Real Madrid's Copa del Rey repeat dream

Fernando Torres was the hero for Atletico Madrid as his two goals ensured a 2-2 against Real Madrid on Thursday and a 4-2 aggregate Copa del Rey win overall. In the fifth Madrid derby of the season the visitors stretched their unbeaten run against their bitter rivals, against whom they last lost in the 2014 Champions League final. Diego Simeone's men had won three of the four previous...
Via Fox Sports
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres Scores First Goals In Second Atletico Madrid Career (GIF)

It didn’t take long for Fernando Torres to rediscover his scoring touch after going back home. Torres scored his first goals his second stint with Atletico Madrid on Thursday. Torres struck early in each half of his team’s Copa del Rey (Spanish Cup) draw against Real Madrid. Torres’ double surpassed his previous goal tally for 2014-15, which stood...
Via NESN.com
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres’ Morbid Homecoming

Fernando Torres returned to the Vicente Calderón to an adoring crowd of thousands on Saturday, appearing in an Atlético Madrid kit for the first time since 2007. It’s almost as if the crowd was unaware that Torres had become a misfit at Chelsea and was unwanted by AC Milan who brought him in on loan in the previous transfer window. El Niño’s rise to soccer prominence began...
Via The Sports Post
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres Seals Atletico Madrid Return, Leaves AC Milan On Loan

MADRID — Fernando Torres could make his Atletico Madrid return in a Copa de Rey (Spanish Cup) game with crosstown rival Real Madrid two days after rejoining his boyhood club. Atletico said in a statement Monday that Torres will return to the club on loan from AC Milan next Monday, when the Italian transfer window opens. The move is subject to Torres...
Via NESN.com
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Fernando Torres Returning To Atletico Madrid On 18-Month Loan

Fernando Torres appears to be heading home for the new year. Torres will re-join Atletico Madrid after the Spanish club agreed to take him from AC Milan on an 18-month loan deal in exchange for Alessio Cerci, Sky Italia’s Peppe Di Stefano reported Wednesday. Accordo fatto @acmilan @Atleti #Madrid per lo scambio di prestiti di 18 mesi tra @ale_cerci_7...
Via NESN.com
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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