Chelsea star Fernando Torres hints at securing striker top spot ahead of Tottenham clash


 Torres in action against Swindon last night
Torres in action against Swindon last night

CHELSEA forward Fernando Torres has made his claim for a starting place ahead of the team’s important Premier League against Tottenham on Saturday.Torres played a big part for the Blues’ victory over Swindon Town in the third round of the Capital One Cup at the County Ground last night.

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First-half strikes from the Spanish striker and Ramires sealed the win for Jose Mourinho’s men, who dominated the opening 45 minutes against their League One opponents.

And Torres hopes boss Mourinho will play him more after his impressive display away at Swindon, with the London derby against Spurs just a few days away.

“Hopefully I will have more opportunities to play in the Premier League,” Torres told Sky Sports after the victory.

Mourinho has a choice of strikers to choose from Mourinho has a choice of strikers to choose from

“We are in the manager’s plans”
Chelsea boss Fernando Torres

“The season is long and we have time to play important games. We will all be involved.

“We are in the manager’s plans. We have 25 players squad in the squad and it is difficult to play in this great team.

“For the players who have not played in the last few matches it was good to play – everyone is happy. It is one step forward.”

Torres originally signed for Chelsea from Liverpool for £50m in 2011.

Babatunde Akinsola
Babatunde Akinsola
Babatunde Akinsola is aNaija247news' Southwest editor. He's based in Lagos and writes on the Yoruba Nation political issues, news and investigative reports

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