FERNANDO TORRES claims he joined Chelsea in 2011 after Liverpool’s house owners “lied” to him.
The previous Spain worldwide, 36, controversially swapped Anfield for Stamford Bridge in a £50million transfer after scoring 81 objectives in simply 142 video games.
Fernando Torres says he left Liverpool as a result of the membership’s house owners lied to him[/caption]
Nonetheless, Torres’ time at Chelsea yielded far worse outcomes as he bagged solely 45 objectives 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 house owners 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 completely satisfied at Liverpool.
“However should you bear in mind at the moment the membership was about to be bought and it was a really tough scenario.
“They bought all their finest gamers, Javier Mascherano, Xabi Alonso, Rafa Benitez left, they usually began bringing in younger gamers.
“In order that they wanted possibly six, six, seven years to create a profitable group once more and I didn’t have that point as a result of I left my residence in Atletico to win trophies.
“Sadly there have been many lies by the house owners that Liverpool had at the moment, and ultimately 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 performed extra to attempt to succeed at Chelsea[/caption]
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Torres additionally admits he takes accountability for failing to make the grade in London, including: “It was possibly my fault for not with the ability to adapt faster.
“I had actually good moments however I wasn’t constant, and should you aren’t constant at a giant membership like Chelsea then somebody will are available and take your place.
“Arriving at a membership like that stuffed with stars in the midst of the season, it was very tough to slot in.
“Perhaps I didn’t have that partnership I had [at Liverpool] however I at all times mentioned it was my fault, I used to be sufficiently old to search out options however I didn’t do it.
“I’m completely satisfied as a result of I received the trophies I wished, performed actually good soccer however I didn’t do it each weekend.
“In any huge membership on the planet should you don’t carry out each weekend then it’s not sufficient.”