Chelsea F.C. Striker Fernando Torres Joins AC Milan on Two-Year Loan Deal

Fernando Torres joined Chelsea from Liverpool in January 2011 for what was then a British-record fee of 50 million pounds , but has struggled to command a regular starting place for the London club.

updated: August 30, 2014 18:33 IST
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All smiles! Fernando Torres acknowledges fans after his two-year move to AC Milan was confirmed.


Chelsea have agreed terms with AC Milan for striker Fernando Torres to join the Serie A club in a two-year loan deal.

The Premier League club and Milan announced the agreement on their websites Friday, adding that "the move is now subject to Fernando agreeing personal terms with AC Milan and passing a medical examination."

The deal was announced a few hours after Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho had raised the prospect of Torres leaving before the transfer window closes, saying that the 30-year-old Spain striker may be ready to "try a new life, a new club, probably a new league."

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