Fernando Torres: 'Chelsea are in great shape'

Torres: 'Chelsea are in great shape'
© PA Photos
Fernando Torres believes Chelsea are in good form as the new Premier League season draws near.

Fernando Torres believes that Chelsea are well prepared for the start of the new Premier League season.

The Blues have been in good form throughout pre-season, winning five out of five friendly encounters.

World Cup winner Torres has been impressed with new manager Andre Villas-Boas' man-management skills and is confident their pre-season results will stand them in good stead.

"Our fitness is very good, we have won all the games we have played in and it is only two weeks until the new season starts," Torres told the Star.

"The manager has given minutes to everyone and everyone feels they are part of the team. That is important.

"When you have players with quality and players who can play in different positions, you are able to use different formations.

"It is very good news as it is working very well."

Torres, 27, joined Chelsea in January from Liverpool for £50m.

Andre Villas-Boas
Read Next:
Graeme Souness: ‘I worry for Chelsea’
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City16151048113746
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd16112336112535
3Chelsea17112431141735
4Burnley179441612431
5Liverpool1686234201430
6Arsenal1692530201029
7Tottenham HotspurSpurs1684428141428
8Leicester CityLeicester166552322123
9Watford176472629-322
10Everton165472029-919
11Southampton164661619-318
12Huddersfield TownHuddersfield175391229-1718
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton164571421-717
14Bournemouth164481519-416
15Stoke CityStoke174491936-1716
16Newcastle UnitedNewcastle164391625-915
17Crystal Palace173591228-1614
18West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom162771222-1013
19West Ham UnitedWest Ham163491432-1813
20Swansea CitySwansea163310918-912
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account