Torres to Chelsea

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  1. Jan 28, 2011
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    Sucks to be either club at the moment. Torres will be 27 shortly and his valuation will probably go nowhere but down in the future. His brand is greater than his performance these days.
  2. Jan 28, 2011
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    Drogba might be getting back into form. Do they need another striker right now?
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    I imagine so given he has a £50M buyout clause in his contract. :p
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    Drogba turns 33 this year and will accordingly not be knocking in as many goals as he did last year in the future. Also, Anelka is 32 shortly, which basically leaves them with Sturridge, Borini, and Kalou. Not an idea situation. They would have done well to buy a Dzeko or Adebayor etc.
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    :eek:

    For some reason I thought he's much younger
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    Yeah it's weird. I guess it's cause he was 22 when they signed him and I somehow have forgotten that he ages, but that's 4 years ago now!

    Anyway, Chelski are fecked, they've such an old squad now.
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    Dunno about that. I wouldn't put it past him to keep on scoring goals at this rate. The bugger appears superhuman at times. I wondered about Adebayor too. He would have been a nice fit with the chavs but maybe he wanted to get out of England for a while.
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    More so that Shitty would never let him go there.
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    Would be a good move for all concerned. Would Give the scousers the money they desperately need. Would give the player a clean start at a new club especially considering how he doesn' seem to be arsed with Liverpool any more, and would give Chelsea a new striker to be the fulcrum of their side.
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    Ballague jsut tweeted

    Torres wants Liverpool to keep negotiating with Chelsea.There's NO buyout clause.Four days to go before a POSSIBLE exit of the striker
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    He's probably more fit than your average 33 year old striker, but its highly unlikely that he will repeat last year's 37 goal tally again, especially with the club being in flux as they have been for much of this year.
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    Meaning four days left for Liverpoo to find TWO strikers. Pffffffttt. Ballagay is a mudhole.
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    Torres would be an awesome signing for the rent boys

    Glad they are so far behind
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    Am I right in saying Liverpool haven't brought in a striker this month, so they would be left with just N'gog and Dirk kuyt? That would be somewhat risky as it is extremely unlikely theywould get a suitable replacement in time.
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    They will take Anelka back and about 40 million and that buys them a bit of time to spend the money in the summer rather than panic buy now.
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    Devil_forever You're only young once, you can be immature f'ever

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    Yes and Chelsea know this full well, so bidding this late, not giving Liverpool any sufficient time to get a replacement, gives credence to posts like this:

    How do you see Chelsea coping once the FFP rules kick in? Abramovich has one last chance to inject some much needed cash into your team and boy does he need to invest big to cover for the years during which you'll be trying to get your profit margins up once the FFP rules have kicked in.
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    RT @GuillemBalague: Torres wants LFC to keep negotiating with CFC. NO buyout clause. 4 days 2 go b4 POSSIBLE exit

    Balague really fancies himself as a massive ITK but he's basically clueless.
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    So it seems the ladyboy's patience has finally been tested with Liverpool then.
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    At least the scousers could continue supporting him and cheering his goals if he signed for Chelsea.

    It'd be like he never left.
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    Ballache is an annoyance, most of his ITK stuff is finished with "they may or may not end up moving."
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    I'm still waiting for that Fernando Torres fella who was 100% moving to United according to Guillem.
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    Let's be honest with his injury record and recent sketchy form - he isn't worth 50 million.

    Infact, if they spend 50 million I'd rather it be on Torres, then say an Aguero or equally good attacking midfielder.
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    The odd thing is, if they sign Torres they'll surely have to buy another couple of players, as they'd be left with almost no proper right sided players, and you'd assume they'd need one as they'd have two up front. Unless they're buying him on the basis that Drogba will be off soon.
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    Sky are reporting that Torres has asked Liverpool to consider Chelsea's offer... Looks like he wants out and that Chelsea have approached him without Liverpool's permission.
    Not only that, that will be the end of the love between the player and the scouse supporters.
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    My workplace is full of Liverpool fans, and they're all bricking it that this'll go through. And none of them like the idea of relying of N'Gog and quite a few aren't keen on Suarez either.
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    I'm surprised at this news. Wasn't he supposed to have LFC tattooed on his cock or something?
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    Nah, he's got scouse cnut branded on his clitoris.
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    Based on Bollocks and his 'inside info'?
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    Come on Torres, hand in a transfer request ,you know you want to
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    As a United fan I'm really hoping this doesn't happen.

    Torres with a taste for blood (a title challenge) which he could get at Chelsea would see the same player we saw 2 years ago especially with quality players around him again.

    Liverpool on the otherhand don't need a luxury player right now, they need investment in genuine quality throughout the team, something they can't afford to do right now. £50m in their hands now without Benitez to piss it away on 17 Spanish fringe players could see them really strengthen.

    Hopefully the Scouse are stupid enough not to sell.
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    It would be good, he won't solve Chelsea's problems but his departure will weaken Liverpool drastically.
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    Ancelotti: "Torres is not my player I don't want to talk about him"
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    £50m would strenghten their team drastically. Torres doesn't have the players behind him right now to be the sort of threat we know he is capable of being.
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    They're trying to get him now because they know City will move in the Summer. And in all seriousness, good on Chelsea for remaining competitive in the market.

    Since City started really spending NO OTHER English club has made any big transfers and if the rest of the big 4 don't start restrengthening in the next 6 months, City's quality and depth will start to create a gap in the next year or so.

    Chelsea haven't made a big signing in a while so they've every right to go for the lady boy. I'd rather he went to Chelsea than ended up at City.
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    I'd still take him in a heartbeat
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    Well it doesn't really work like that. If they were to spend ridiculous sums this year then it would still be reflected in the accounts the FFP use when it starts next summer.

    So while yes, they can spend what they like now, there is still consequences because once the FFP come in they will have a smaller budget reflected by their accounts over the last 3 years.
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    Money talks. If an offer is made which is too big to turn down they need to consider the fact that that amount may never come around again. Judging by the haggling over Suarez and general lack of investment its clear that the new owners either don'ethave or wont spend the cash from their own pockets.

    They won't go down, probably wont get in the CL so the board might think that they can right the season off and spend the money in the summer.
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