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Archives: fernando torres

Fernando Torres set to start for Atleti vs Barcelona with Mario Mandzukic on the bench

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Prior to today’s Copa del Rey quarter-final against Barcelona (4pm ET on beIN SPORTS in the USA), manager Diego Simeone had been reportedly been training his squad with an attacking trident formed by Fernando Torres, Antoine Griezmann and Mario Mandzukic. … Continue reading

Fernando Torres Could Start Against Real Madrid As Illness Sidelines Mario Mandzukic

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic has been suffering from the flu and missed yesterday’s training session with the squad. That means manager Diego Simeone may choose to start Fernando Torres during today’s decisive leg in the Copa del Rey Round of 16 … Continue reading

Fernando Torres To Start Against Real Madrid In The Copa Del Rey

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Speaking at his pre-match press conference, Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone informed the media that he will start on-loan striker Fernando Torres against Real Madrid in Wednesday’s Copa del Rey Round of 16 first leg at the Vicente Calderon. While … Continue reading

Fernando Torres Passes Medical And Trains With Atletico Madrid Teammates

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Fernando Torres has passed his medical with Atletico Madrid and completed his first full training session with his new teammates. The on-loan striker from AC Milan took part in a solo training session late Tuesday afternoon, but today commenced work … Continue reading

Why Diego Simeone Will Get The Best Out Of Fernando Torres

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has led his club to numerous honors since he assumed control in December 2011. Over the course of three years, the 44-year-old Argentine has led Los Colchoneros to a Europa League title, UEFA Super Cup, … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Confirm The Return Of Fernando Torres

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid have confirmed the return of striker Fernando Torres on-loan from AC Milan for the next 18 months. The club released a statement on its official website announcing details of the deal. The transfer will be completed in early … Continue reading

Fernando Torres To Sign Permanent Deal With AC Milan Before Joining Atletico Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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In what has been a whirlwind 48 hours, Chelsea have announced that on-loan striker Fernando Torres will sign a permanent deal with AC Milan on January 5th. Upon the completion of that transfer, the 30-year-old will then be sent to … Continue reading

Fernando Torres Return To Atletico Madrid Being Held Up By Alessio Cerci, Say Reports

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Fernando Torres’ return to Atletico Madrid is being held up by midfielder Alessio Cerci’s determination to join Inter Milan. Torres was understood to have been preparing for a trip home to Spain, but has now rejoined his AC Milan teammates … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Complete The Signing Of Fernando Torres From AC Milan, Says Report

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid and AC Milan have reached an agreement which will see striker Fernando Torres return to Spain on-loan for the remainder of the season, according to the Spanish newspaper AS. In exchange for Torres, the Rossoneri will receive the … Continue reading

AC Milan And Atletico Madrid Discussing Fernando Torres Switch, Say Reports

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Reports in Spain and Italy state that AC Milan and Atletico Madrid have opened talks regarding the potential transfer of striker Fernando Torres. It is understood that manager Diego Simeone sees Torres as the ideal complement to forward Mario Mandzukic … Continue reading

AC Milan Insist Fernando Torres Has Been ‘Unlucky’ And Will Not Leave In January

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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AC Milan have addressed widespread media reports linking out-of-form striker Fernando Torres with a January exit from the Serie A giants. A club official has spoken to Sky Italia and insisted that the forward has been ‘unlucky’ and the Italian side will continue to … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho Rules Out Chelsea Return For Fernando Torres

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Speaking ahead of his side’s match against Hull City on Saturday, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has ruled out a possible return to Stamford Bridge for out of form striker Fernando Torres. Torres was sent to AC Milan on a two-season … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid’s 4 World-Class Strikers Of The Last Decade

Posted on by Larisa Ljevaja
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While so much attention has been placed on Barcelona’s academy system, one of the most overlooked stories of the past decade has been the incredible line of world-class strikers that have come through the Atletico Madrid system. Not all of … Continue reading

Fernando Torres is Instrumental to Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea Success

Posted on by Niccolo Conte
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Jose Mourinho has always stated that soccer is a game that revolves around transition and change of possession. After his 2-1 victory over Manchester City, it’s evident that Mourinho is crafting a deadly counter-attacking Chelsea side with Fernando Torres as … Continue reading

Andre Villas-Boas Slams FA’s Fernando Torres Decision As A Joke And Disgrace

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas has slammed The FA’s decision not to ban Fernando Torres after the incident that happened in the London derby on Saturday where the Spaniard clawed Jan Vertonghen’s face. At his press conference today, Villas-Boas said: … Continue reading

Fernando Torres – I’m Staying At Chelsea

Posted on by Kristan Heneage
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Fernando Torres has dismissed reports he is set to leave Stamford Bridge this summer, following the arrival of Jose Mourinho as manager. The 29-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to Napoli, that would once again see him reunited … Continue reading

Spain Effective If Unspectacular As They Win Group H in FIFA World Cup 2010

Posted on by Andy Pineda

With an unfathomable yet realistic possibility of an unceremonious exit from FIFA World Cup 2010, the Spanish national football team tussled with a Chilean side that has been one of the most impressive teams in this tournament thus far.  Marcelo … Continue reading