Fernando Torres
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It’s safe to say that Fernando Torres’ time at Chelsea was not much of a success on a personal level.

The Spaniard was involved in triumphs in the FA Cup, Europa League and Champions League. The primary motivator for his move to Stamford Bridge was to win trophies – and he did.

Torres Celebrating Scoring Vs Barcelona 2012

However, Torres was unable to replicate the goal-scoring exploits, which convinced Roman Abramovich to splash a club-record fee on him, during his time in a Chelsea shirt.

Torres will go down as one of the biggest flops in Premier League history, even if there is a place in the heart of every Chelsea fan for ‘El Niño’.

This don’t appear to be getting any easier for Torres having departed Chelsea, either.

Fernando Torres
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The Metro report that Diego Simeone was quizzed during a press conference whether he would do everything in his power to ensure Torres is granted a contract extension with Atletico Madrid.

Simeone answered, pretty bluntly – “No.”

Poor Nando…

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