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  1. Didn't expect him to fire on all cylinders from the first game - it's important to have another goal threat especially with Willian in the side.
  2. If he can't make it in a mid table Italian club he has no chance to rediscover his form in any club in La Liga or the EPL. He should just retire but he won't, since he is still getting guaranteed pay for the next year and a half.
  3. He got us all a gift for Christmas Terry Christmas everyone
  4. We do have several people on these forums which support other teams, I think they would vote for him to stay. I would too if the tables were reversed
  5. He would not get one, because he would never play enough matches to be eligible for a medal. Besides he is bad luck we haven't won the League since we signed him
  6. I think that if he wasn't favored after our CL victory he would have asked to leave on his own, he still had a high opinion of himself at that time.
  7. Well there was coincidental sackings to every manager that questioned Torres as first choice. AvB compared him to Kezman and Sheva got sacked shortly after; RdM benched him and preferred a false nine sacked shortly after. We finally have a manager with enough authority to not use him and a season later that manager has allowed him to leave. We are likely to sign Remy as replacement and it would be an upgrade over Torres. Like I said I think there was a lot of nepotism around Torres and our board were making decision based on what would make him return some of the investment instead of concentrating on actually winning things. Carroll was also a huge flop but at least the Pool board didn't persist with him and got rid of him at the first opportunity. I don't question his effort, for a striker effort is not important putting the ball in the back of the net is. Players like Berbatov are able to build a whole career despite never seemingly making a huge effort, because they provide plenty to the side. Torres never provided enough, considering the amount of time and effort we wasted in trying to make it work his time was frustrating for fans to say the least.
  8. He has left, he was a flop, he blocked the progress of much better strikers only due to his wage and transfer amount. I would not have had as much of a problem with him in the squad if he wasn't constantly picked by Carlo, AVB and RdM. There were better options within the squad who deserved to start much more than him. The fact that he pushed for being unquestionable number one after our CL victory, which was not our board's doing. Our board and Roman bend over backwards to accommodate him - I've said who ever made the decision to have Torres as our first option after our CL victory is to blame. But people shouldn't act like Torres wasn't part of that equation, he puled a strop after our CL victory and our board were more than happy to cripple our chances in the League and CL by only having him as our first choice striker. His level right now is a rotational striker in a club who might have a chance to qualify for the Europa League, his level has been like that since he joined us. If Lukaku, Sturridge or even Kalou were given as much chances as Torres there is no doubt they would have performed much better overall. Not only that but when our attacking midfield was more confident with the player ahead of themit would have unshackled them and allowed them to play with more confidence. It's clear to everyone now what a striker making runs and constantly scoring can do for a side. His tally in the League with us is embarrassing, sure when he arrived we didn't have that many creative outlets, but that was quickly changed as we bought so much creative talent that no striker could complain. It's our problem we decided to base this talent around a player who was finished at top level. The Era of Torres is one of the best examples of nepotism. It was clear after less than an year, that our board should cut their loses but instead they doubled down and we were crippled in the League mainly because of their decision to try and make it work. I've never had a huge problem with Torres as a person, as a player at CFC however he is one of the most frustrating players to put on the blue kit.
  9. Should have been let go after we won the CL. Was going to write something longer but I'm just glad we can finally put this behind us. The Era-rror of Torres is over I think this is great for the club and for the forum.
  10. As people said before it doesn't matter how much we are paying Torres cause it's not our money and the club decided to pay so much. Now the clubs needs to decide how much to pay him so we can get rid
  11. Probably worried he might jinx it I expect him to pop out a bottle if it gets announced.
  12. Just because Bosingwa had a few faultless performances in the CL when we won - didn't change how people viewed him(one good season, three sh*te ones).
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