At £50million and the way he played Sunday it looks like it. But it is too early to tell. Come next season he may prove to be the one to take over from Drogba who I think has come to the end of his prolific scoring era. As an avid Chelsea fan I certainly hope so.
He will also be a great asset in Europe.
I agree with humagaia, to early to tell but there were similarities with his form at liverpool this season yesterday.
At times he looked frustrated and when substituted the look on his face was one of a person who maybe was doubting his decision a little?
He had no service yestarday and couldn't do alot more than he did, I am a reds fan so glad that was the case, but there is no doubting that once fully fit and with a few games under his belt, being one of the top 5 strikers in the world he will score goals for whoever let alone chelsea, one of the most talented squads about.
Liverpool not being in the champions league allows Torres to play in that competition for the blues so another reason the £50 million was paid, and of course he will add greatly to cause for their persuit of the European Cup.
Overall I think in time the money will be well spent, he is top top quality, and Chelsea have the luxury of having cover if he does pick up an injury that they wouldn't have to rush him back as Liverpool did because they relied so heavily on him.
And added to that I think his arrival will also give Drogba a renewed enthusiasm as he has had it far to easy over past few seasons...
It will be real hard for him to settle in Chelsea. I think Chelsea were looking for a long term replacement for Drogba. Its too soon to make a judgement. Let's see what happens.
I agree with the sentiment of the other posts, its too early to tell. Chelsea's problem on Saturday was a lack of creativity from midfield.
i think it is a mistake ,the only reason being i think he would survive better in la liga ,it suits him more ! although he wont be so put on at chelsea like he was at liverpool ! ie the only decent forward
Hindsight is the best sight, but Torres' move was not good for Chelsea and not good for the Spanish striker. Not being a Chelsea fan at all, I was hoping that would have happened.
Think we see now that it might of been a mistake although finally starting to score the former Liverpool hit-man is finding it hard to hit the net, missing open goals and getting set off he is a shadow of the footballer he used to be!
by Info Bucket 7 years ago
Fernando Torres finally scored his first goal for Chelsea as he ended his 15-hour goal drought!The £50m man had not found the net for 901 minutes for club and country, 732 for the champions since joining them almost three months ago, but it took him just eight minutes to do so after coming off the...
by TravelMonkey 9 years ago
Manchester United, Manchester United, Manchester United & Manchester United.
by Donnacha C 7 years ago
Will Torres quickly become a bench warmer in Chelsea?Dropped today, yet again from the Chelsea squad, as well as he suffered the same fate this week while on International duty with Spain.....
by TravelMonkey 9 years ago
Does anyone think Manchester city will become the new Chelsea and start dominating the Prem League?I'm not sure they will, they might break into the top 4, replacing Liverpool but the top teams already have solid foundations with Chelsea and Manchester United having an almost inpenetrable fixed...
by samtenabray 4 years ago
Who will finish in the Champions League spaces in the English premier league?
by samtenabray 7 years ago
Are Chelsea finally seeing dividends from the purchase of Fernando Torres?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|