FERNANDO TORRES claims he joined Chelsea in 2011 after Liverpool’s homeowners “lied” to him.
The previous Spain worldwide, 36, controversially swapped Anfield for Stamford Bridge in a £50million transfer after scoring 81 targets in simply 142 video games.
Fernando Torres says he left Liverpool as a result of the membership’s homeowners lied to him[/caption]
Nonetheless, Torres’ time at Chelsea yielded far worse outcomes as he bagged solely 45 targets regardless of taking part in 172 instances.
However he did win trophies in London, the Atletico Madrid idol leaving the Blues with one FA Cup, one Europa League and the 2012 Champions League trophy.
And Torres claims “lies” from then-Liverpool homeowners George Gillett and Tom Hicks pressured him to maneuver to a membership the place he might win silverware.
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World Cup and two-time Euro winner Torres, who additionally had a spell at AC Milan earlier than ending his profession with Japanese outfit Sagan Tosu final 12 months, advised TalkSport: “I used to be actually pleased at Liverpool.
“However if you happen to bear in mind at the moment the membership was about to be bought and it was a really troublesome scenario.
“They bought all their finest gamers, Javier Mascherano, Xabi Alonso, Rafa Benitez left, and so they began bringing in younger gamers.
“In order that they wanted perhaps six, six, seven years to create a profitable crew once more and I didn’t have that point as a result of I left my dwelling in Atletico to win trophies.
“Sadly there have been many lies by the homeowners that Liverpool had at the moment, and in the long run I wanted to search out my very own method which was Chelsea, who I believed could be the membership who would provide me the possibility of profitable trophies.”
Torres admits he ought to have completed extra to try to succeed at Chelsea[/caption]
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Torres additionally admits he takes duty for failing to make the grade in London, including: “It was perhaps my fault for not having the ability to adapt faster.
“I had actually good moments however I wasn’t constant, and if you happen to aren’t constant at a giant membership like Chelsea then somebody will are available in and take your place.
“Arriving at a membership like that stuffed with stars in the midst of the season, it was very troublesome to slot in.
“Perhaps I didn’t have that partnership I had [at Liverpool] however I at all times stated it was my fault, I used to be sufficiently old to search out options however I didn’t do it.
“I’m pleased as a result of I received the trophies I needed, performed actually good soccer however I didn’t do it each weekend.
“In any large membership on the earth if you happen to don’t carry out each weekend then it isn’t sufficient.”