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Archives: fernando torres

Fernando Torres not distracted by next week’s Champions League decider

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Club Atletico de Madrid v Barcelona - Copa del Rey Quarter-Final: Second Leg

Heading into this weekend’s La Liga fixtures, Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres has reiterated he and his teammates are being constantly reminded of the importance of Saturday’s encounter with Espanyol, even though fans may have one eye on the club’s important Champions League … Continue reading

Diego Simeone credits Fernando Torres for improving Atletico Madrid’s attack

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Diego Simeone has heaped praise on Fernando Torres by saying the striker’s presence has improved the performances of forwards Antoine Griezmann and Mario Mandzukic. Torres arrived in January and quickly settled back into his boyhood club, scoring a brace at … Continue reading

Fernando Torres excited about Champions League debut for his boyhood club

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While Fernando Torres has previous UEFA Champions League experience with Liverpool and Chelsea – making 53 appearances between both Premier League sides - Wednesday night will be the first time the Spanish forward will step on the European stage as a … Continue reading

Diego Simeone admits starting Griezmann, Mandzukic and Torres was a mistake

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Diego Simeone has admitted that his decision to start the forward combination of Antoine Griezmann, Mario Mandzukic and Fernando Torres against Celta Vigo was a mistake. The Atletico Madrid manager was short on attacking threats for the La Liga contest due to an … Continue reading

Torres, Griezmann and Mandzukic set to start for Atletico Madrid against Celta Vigo

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Due to injuries and suspension, Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is set to start Fernando Torres, Antoine Griezmann and Mario Mandzukic together for the first time this season. Atletico will be lacking creativity tomorrow against Celta Vigo due to the … Continue reading

Diego Simeone opts for Mario Mandzukic over Fernando Torres in the Madrid derby

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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone will opt to start striker Mario Mandzukic over Fernando Torres for Saturday’s showdown with cross-city rivals, Real Madrid. The decision may come as a surprise to some since Torres scored twice against Real Madrid at … Continue reading

Fernando Torres loan move to Atletico Madrid is the top January transfer deal, says UEFA poll

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UEFA.com asked more than 50 million fans on social media to name who they thought had been the best signing of the January transfer window. Fans of Facebook and Twitter were invited to make their suggestions using #WinterTransferTop5. The winner, … Continue reading

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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