Fernando Torres: 6 Reasons the Chelsea Striker Is Set for a Stellar Season

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Fernando Torres: 6 Reasons the Chelsea Striker Is Set for a Stellar Season
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To say that Chelsea's Fernando Torres faces one of the biggest seasons of his career would be something of an understatement.

The twice European Football Championship winner (2008, 2012), World Cup winner (2010), Champions League winner (2012) and Euro Golden Boot winner (2012) has endured something of a mixed time since Roman Abramovich splashed out £50 million to bring the star striker to Stamford Bridge from Anfield.

13 goals from 69 games for the Pensioners is not what the Russian Oligarch was expecting when he paid a club-record sum for the striker, so as we head into the 2012-13 season, Torres still has it all to prove despite his incredible history over the last four years.

Here I look at the main reasons why this season will be a memorable one for Torres, and as a result Chelsea FC.

Will Torres capture the eyes of fans and stand tall when others around him have wilted?

Will he have the strength of character to lead his team to Premiership and Champions League glory when all else had failed?

And will he just be brilliant?

Read on for the reasons why Torres is set for a stellar season with Chelsea, and be sure to leave who you think will impress this term in the comments below.

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