FERNANDO TORRES claims he joined Chelsea in 2011 after Liverpool’s house owners “lied” to him.
The previous Spain worldwide, 36, controversially swapped Anfield for Stamford Bridge in a £50million transfer after scoring 81 targets in simply 142 video games.
Fernando Torres says he left Liverpool as a result of the membership’s house owners lied to him[/caption]
Nevertheless, Torres’ time at Chelsea yielded far worse outcomes as he bagged solely 45 targets regardless of taking part in 172 occasions.
However he did win trophies in London, the Atletico Madrid idol leaving the Blues with one FA Cup, one Europa League and the 2012 Champions League trophy.
And Torres claims “lies” from then-Liverpool house owners George Gillett and Tom Hicks pressured him to maneuver to a membership the place he may win silverware.
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World Cup and two-time Euro winner Torres, who additionally had a spell at AC Milan earlier than ending his profession with Japanese outfit Sagan Tosu final 12 months, instructed TalkSport: “I used to be actually pleased at Liverpool.
“However when you bear in mind at the moment the membership was about to be offered and it was a really troublesome scenario.
“They offered all their greatest gamers, Javier Mascherano, Xabi Alonso, Rafa Benitez left, they usually began bringing in younger gamers.
“In order that they wanted perhaps six, six, seven years to create a profitable workforce once more and I didn’t have that point as a result of I left my residence in Atletico to win trophies.
“Sadly there have been many lies by the house owners that Liverpool had at the moment, and in the long run I wanted to seek out my very own approach which was Chelsea, who I believed could be the membership who would provide me the prospect of profitable trophies.”
Torres admits he ought to have accomplished extra to attempt to succeed at Chelsea[/caption]
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Torres additionally admits he takes duty for failing to make the grade in London, including: “It was perhaps my fault for not having the ability to adapt faster.
“I had actually good moments however I wasn’t constant, and when you aren’t constant at an enormous membership like Chelsea then somebody will are available and take your place.
“Arriving at a membership like that filled with stars in the midst of the season, it was very troublesome to slot in.
“Possibly I didn’t have that partnership I had [at Liverpool] however I at all times mentioned it was my fault, I used to be sufficiently old to seek out options however I didn’t do it.
“I’m pleased as a result of I gained the trophies I needed, performed actually good soccer however I didn’t do it each weekend.
“In any massive membership on the planet when you don’t carry out each weekend then it’s not sufficient.”