Torres joins AC Milan on loan

The Spanish striker has been charged with the responsibility of filling the void left by Mario Balotelli at San Siro, after being deemed surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea and AC Milan have agreed terms on a two-year loan deal for Fernando Torres, the Premier League club has confirmed.

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The Spain international has endured a troubled career at Stamford Bridge, struggling for form following his then British record-breaking move from Liverpool.

Chelsea are now likely to be on the hunt for a new striker, with Jose Mourinho having previously insisted that he would need three forwards this season.