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Torres ‘lucid and conscious’ after after head injury in Atletico draw

Fernando Torres has scored five goals for Atletico this season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Atletico Madrid say striker Fernando Torres is “stable, conscious and lucid” in hospital after suffering a head injury in the 1-1 draw with Deportivo. The ex-Liverpool and Chelsea striker fell heavily in an 85th-minute aerial challenge with Alex Bergantinos. The Spain international, 32, will have more tests on Friday, but Atletico confirmed scans showed he has “no traumatic alterations or ...

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Barcelona recover to down ten-man Atlético

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Luis Suárez scored two second-half goals as Barcelona came from behind to maintain their recent hex over an Atlético Madrid side reduced to ten men early on. The hosts’ run of six straight wins against the Rojiblancos was in doubt when Fernando Torres netted his first UEFA Champions League goal for Atleti, but a red card for the striker soon ...

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Torres could do great things at AC Milan – Galliani


AC Milan CEO Adriano Galliani feels Fernando Torres could achieve great things at San Siro. The Rossoneri signed the Spain international on a two-year loan deal from Chelsea just before the close of the summer transfer window, after being deemed surplus to requirements by coach Jose Mourinho. However, the Portuguese coach has since spoken glowingly about Torres’ character and professionalism and Galliani revealed ...

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I felt I had to leave Chelsea after Diego Costa joined – Torres


Fernando Torres admits he knew his time at Chelsea was up when they signed Diego Costa, and he is excited about his new challenge at AC Milan. Torres switched from Liverpool to Chelsea in a then-British transfer record £50million deal in January 2011. Despite winning a UEFA Champions League, Europa League and FA Cup with the club, he never found ...

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AC Milan make loan bid for Fernando Torres


AC Milan have made a bid to take Chelsea striker Fernando Torres on a season-long loan. The Serie A giants are looking for a striker following Mario Balotelli’s £16m move to Liverpool. “Torres is certainly an important forward and we will see if we can sign him or another player,” Rossoneri vice-president Adriano Galliani told theItalian club’s website.  Milan have also ...

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Jose Mourinho confirms Torres will stay at Chelsea


Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has told Sky Sports News that Fernando Torres will not be sold during this transfer window. Torres became Chelsea’s record signing in 2011 when he joined from Liverpool for a fee of around £50million. Mourinho has three strikers at his disposal this season following the recent arrival of Diego Costa and the return of Didier Drogba ...

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