It’s 2009 again as Fernando Torres scores a stunner in Atletico win

Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres turned back the clocks as he scored a spectacular overhead goal in his side’s thrilling 3-2 win over Celta Vigo. Playing at their home ground Vicente Calderon, Atletico found themselves trailing to Gustavo Cabral’s just five minutes in to the game. Torres, who was regarded as one of the world’s best striker during his time with Liverpool, scored from a spectacular overhead kick to pull his side level six minutes later. The 32-year-old, who has had a semi-successful second stint with Atletico, also managed to…

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Fernando Torres is back in form and Twitter is going nuts

Atletico Madrid forward Fernando Torres is showing glimpses of his long-lost form. The Spanish forward scored a goal and provided an assist in Atletico’s 3-1 win over Espanyol on Saturday. The 32-year old has been in superb form of late and has scored in his last three games for Atletico. Some people on Twitter are even suggesting that he should be given a spot in the Spain national team for the upcoming European Championships. Fernando Torres playing like it’s 2008 at the moment. Just scored his third in three games for…

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The 2016 top free agents XI and reserves

The 2015/2016 season is far from over, but it’s never too early to look forward to the 2016 summer transfer window. Teams will be able to spend as much as they can and want on the players they are keen on, but in some cases it’s possible to sign a quality player who’s out of contract with his current team. Those are the so-called free agents. Next summer, a number of big names will be available for free, so we have put together the best XI possible, while also adding…

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Five strikers who surprisingly still have a higher rating than Jamie Vardy on FIFA 16

Jamie Vardy has been a hero this season for Leicester City, scoring 18 goals for the Foxes in 25 league appearances so far, making him the Premier League’s topscorer. Accordingly, his rating at FIFA 16 was raised from 71 to 75 during the popular game’s winter update. Vardy was pretty happy about it, as he smashed his old rating’s card in two… Morning! Tackle the day as wholeheartedly as Jamie Vardy would.. https://t.co/p9ZV2BQJsm — Copa90 (@Copa90) 11 februari 2016 However, the Leicester striker’s rating isn’t that high to be honest,…

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Chelsea are biggest winter transfer window buyers (by far)

There’s no touching Chelsea when it comes to spending money during the winter transfer window, according to The Daily Mail. The Blues are leading all other Premier League clubs by a mile when it comes to buying players in January. Since it’s introduction in 2003, Chelsea have spent £214 million on transfers during the winter period, sometimes referred to as the period to spend money on ‘panic buys’. Roman Abramovich’s team spent a record £50 million on Fernando Torres five years ago, with the Spaniard becoming one of the biggest…

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Fernando Torres “to become best-paid footballer in the world”

Fernando Torres has the chance to become the highest-paid footballer in the world, his agent Jose Antonio Martin said, according to The Sun. The striker is currently on loan at Atlético Madrid from Milan until the end of the season and his agent has called on boss Diego Simeone to make his position on Torres clear. “Fernando and Simeone should sit down and talk about it,” Martin said. “The fans of Madrid don’t want Torres to be told no continually. He has an offer that would make him the best-paid in…

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Ranking Liverpool’s five most expensive signings: Roberto Firmino joins exclusive list

Following the acquisition of Roberto Firmino, he joins a rather rag-tag looking list that ranks amongst their five most expensive players EVER! READ MORE: Chelsea News and Goals Petr Cech’s Arsenal move edges closer Chelsea set to miss out on Belgian star Though the Brazilian is yet to link up with his new teammates, there is still good grounding to tank him alongside the club’s other big money arrivals. Below we list the top five most expensive players the club have signed in order of how well they performed. 5.…

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Ten UNSTOPPABLE players Manchester United ALMOST signed: including Liverpool legend and Gareth Bale

Despite Manchester United’s two seasons without a trophy, they remain the most successful side since the beginning of the Premier League, so understandably, they remain linked with some of the finest players in the game today. The latest names in the frame are Sergio Ramos and Bastian Schweinsteiger (via BBC Sport). READ MORE: Manchester United News and Gossip Atletico Madrid keen on Man United outcast Manchester United plot four man £150m summer overhaul However, should neither the Real Madrid defender or the Bayern Munich stalwart move to Old Trafford, they will…

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