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Fernando Torres was one of the most feared strikers at his time at Liverpool scoring around 81 goals in 142 games for the club.

Rio Ferdinand reveals the reason why Fernando Torres flopped at Chelsea
However, Chelsea's £50 million signing in 2011 was a shadow of himself.  One of the major reasons was cited due to the injuries the Spaniard faced. However, former Manchester United centre back Ferdinand, who has played against Torres, believes that it is due to the style of play adopted at both the clubs.

Liverpool, under Benitez, was very much a counter attacking team, which allowed the Spaniard to use his pace and run at defenders. The understanding between Torres and Gerrard was very much talked about during their time at Liverpool .

Ferdinand added that one of the reasons was because the moment Gerrard used to get the ball, his first thought was to put the ball in the space behind the defenders for Torres to run at.

However, at Chelsea, the players preferred to move around the ball a bit more. There was more importance given to hold up play, which did not suit the style of the former Liverpool star.

However, it seems the 32 year old has found his way back home at Atletico Madrid. The Spanish International has been a key figure for Simeone's side in their quest for both the Champions league and the La Liga.

Rumors have spread about Fernando Torres and his troubled loan for AC Milan. Various sources have stated that due to his disappointing performances, the Italian club wishes to terminate his loan early.

Fernando Torres for Liverpool [Image from flickr by Saw]
Fernando Torres was expected to stay with AC Milan for two seasons on loan, which then would turn into a permanent contract. After consecutive poor performances in Chelsea, and turning into somewhat of a laughing stock, the striker made a move to Serie A to impress and shine once again.

Unfortunately it has not worked out for Torres in Italy either as he has only scored one goal in his last ten appearances. The once considered world-class player has now turned into a disappointment. According to the Daily Express, Torres’ contract is set to be terminated in January, which would send him back to Stamford Bridge to try his luck with Chelsea once again.

Football fans worldwide recognize that Fernando Torres was once one of the best strikers in the game at his time with Liverpool. He was sold, however, for 50 million pounds to rival club, Chelsea. Liverpool supporters never got over the fact that the once Kop idol could betray them in such a matter. Most admit that they are still not over the loss of Fernando Torres. Nonetheless, the following question is still present; would supporters want Torres back at Liverpool in given the chance to in January? The surprising answer is yes. Supporters have confessed that even after everything that has happened, the Spanish striker would still be welcomed with open arms by most. It would be a difficult choice, especially for Manager Brendan Rodgers.

Fernando Torres and Steven Gerrard fans in Bangkok [Image from flickr by Tim Gerland]
Liverpool’s current strikers have had recent issues scoring goals; therefore an addition of a new striker is something Rodgers must look into. There’s no doubt the upcoming January transfer window will be an interesting one!

Article contributed by: ‎Lissette Becherano

Twitter: @Lizzy_becherano

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