Torres was a hit at Atletico Madrid and Liverpool but struggled mightily after his £50 million move to Chelsea.
His time was marred by awful misses and goals were typically few and far between. With Diego Costa now at the club, Torres was finally excess baggage, and Jose Mourinho sent him to Italy.
As such, Chelsea fans were typically in a celebratory mood in the aftermath.
BREAKING: Fernando Torres’ transfer to Milan has been delayed after he missed his flight. pic.twitter.com/hpx2GHMzT6— Not Match of the Day (@NOT_MOTD) August 29, 2014
Frank Lampard (@ariixoxo) August 29, 2014
Fernando Torres is leaving.. Chelsea fans right now: pic.twitter.com/SVIK636Krf— Footy Humour (@FootyHumour) August 29, 2014
BREAKING: Fernando Torres completes his move to AC Milan for £12.5million. pic.twitter.com/64G1GaLKze— BBC Sporf (@BBCSporf) August 29, 2014
Fernando Torres: Since joining Chelsea, Torres had the worst conversion rate (9.2%) of any of the 42 players to score 20+ goals in that time— WhoScored.com (@WhoScored) August 29, 2014
Chelsea fans giving Farewell to Torres pic.twitter.com/YHIthjjFip— reshika. (@ReshikaCFC) August 28, 2014
Fernando Torres has left Chelsea http://t.co/mGdTCZOB62— Just Football (@JustFutball) August 29, 2014