Fernando Torres was recently named among players that would for the starting XI for the match against Rostov on Tuesday evening.
This game made sure Torres got his 326th appearance for Atletico Madrid, going a step ahead of one of the most prolific strikers ever for Atletico, Jose Eulogio Garate.
Jamie Carragher has recalled the incident that led to striker Fernando Torres finding his feet at Liverpool.
Former Manchester United defender NemanjaVidic has answered back to Fernando Torres after the latter claimed that the defender had a nightmare when he played against him.
Indeed it was in the game against Liverpool where the Merseyside team won by 4-1. Vidic was guilty of playing a weak pass that gifted Liverpool a goal and was then send off in the game. Fernando Torres has claimed that the player was under too much pressure, and this is what resulted in this performance.
Spanish striker Fernando Torres has signed a new deal at Atletico Madrid to prolong his stay at his boyhood club.
The 32-year old player had his contract with the club set to end in the summer, meaning he would have been a free agent but the reports in Spain claims the former Chelsea player penned a new deal for one more year.
Fernando Torres has recently hinted that he is close to signing a new deal with Atletico Madrid.
The former Chelsea and Liverpool player has said that the deal has almost been completed, and there are only some minor details that are left to be agreed.
Xabi Alonso has backed Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres to return to the Spanish national team if he continues on the current run of form.
Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres says that the lack of competition up front at the club coupled with his good form may just be sufficient to see him start the game against Villarreal.
After going through several months without a goal, Torres scored in back-to-back league matches recently. The goals against Eibar and Getafe have renewed confidence that the striker may be on the verge of rediscovering his golden touch, which has deserted him for a number of years now. As a result of these goals, Torres says that he is hoping to be in the starting line-up against Villarreal.
The Atletico Madrid supporters might be a little worried with the fact that their superstar Fernando Torres is not producing goals frequently, but, as far as Diego Simeone, the manager of the team is concerned, he reckons the work ethic of the veteran player is fine and it is not long before he starts piling on goals again.
Torres has netted in only two of the twenty one games he has appeared in during the summer so far and that, according to his standards, is less than average performance.
However, Torres’ poor form has not affected the overall performance of Atletico that much.
Fernando Torres still has 12 months left on his loan deal with Atletico Madrid.
Fernando Torres believes that Atletico Madrid should start playing in an attacking way in order to kickstart their campaign.