Liverpool: Torres Out, Carroll In

LONDON - European stock transfers winter 'heating up' on closing day. It happened in England when Chelsea meet his ambitions bring Fernando Torres from Liverpool. The Blues poured 50 million pounds for Spain at Euro 2008 hero's.

With the price was, Torres ordain themselves as the most expensive player in British football history. El Nino beat the 32.5 million pounds of property when acquired Manchester City's Robinho from Real Madrid three years ago.

Robinho official price is now slipping as the third most expensive in the UK after the digaet overtaken Liverpool Andy Carroll from Newcastle United also right on the deadline day. To mendapakan England striker's future, the Reds spend 35 million pounds.

The decision to leave Liverpool's Torres actually had predicted would happen. After the frustration of failing to reach the title with Liverpool for four years, the departure of Rafael Benitez at the end of last season shake Torres loyalty to the Reds.

Only, not unexpectedly if the striker 26 years that in fact ultimately chose Chelsea rival Liverpool. "Joining Chelsea is a step forward in my career. I felt last season I failed to fulfill my ambitions as a footballer," said Torres, as reported by Chelsea TV.

"Now, I have joined the team at the top level because there is no level above Chelsea. Each season, Chelsea have a chance of winning. You can not throw away the chance to join a team like that,"added the Chelsea players contracted to 2016's.

Torres has been waiting for a big exam. Because, Chelsea will face Liverpool this weekend (6 / 2). Match at Stamford Bridge is likely to debut Torres was wearing the Blues number nine shirt. "The situation is not right for me, but we'll see what happens. If I get a chance to play, I'll look my best and hope to score goals,"explained the striker who pack 81 goals in 142 games with Liverpool.

On a separate occasion, Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck claimed if the decision to recruit Torres is a long mission. Buck also denies allegations panic buying, saying his club to get Torres as a good transaction relationship with Liverpool this season.

While in Liverpool, the departure of Torres received a negative response from the Liverpudlians by saying a former Atletico Madrid striker was a traitor. Some Liverpudlians reflect on it by burning Torres's number nine shirt at Liverpool's training headquarters, Melwood. Only, Torres had left Melwood a few hours earlier by helicopter to London.