Ian Holloway Says Torres One Of The Best Strikers In The World

by Punter's Hero on March 7, 2011

in Football, Latest News

Ian Holloway Says Torres One Of The Best Strikers In The World

Ian Holloway’s side will face a difficult side tonight when the face Chelsea. Holloway has told reporters that he believes Torres is one of the best finishers however he doesn’t believe he is worth £50m.

“He’s a great player, Is he worth that money? I don’t think anyone is. Roman Abramovich has given it the old flex, ‘Look at me!’ Do I agree with it? No. Can I do anything about it? No

“But if people are going to pay it, then he is. If someone wants to pay me £50m for my house I’ll bloody sell it to him!

“I think they’ve bought a brilliant player. It just goes to show the gulf between what we’re doing and what Chelsea are doing.

“I’m not fearful of it, I can’t wait. We’ve already seen him here and he scored a brilliant goal against us so we’ve got to be on our game. Have a look at world football and tell me a better striker, whether he’s in form or out of form.

“He’s allowed to go out of form because he’s still very young. I think he’s still one of the best players in the world and Chelsea have done a fantastic bit of business.”

Torres has been beaten twice by Blackpool this season and will want to score his first goal for Chelsea tonight and beat the seasiders.

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