Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher is convinced Chelsea striker Fernando Torres needs to leave to rescue his career. Carragher wrote in the Daily Mail: "Mourinho's decision not to play Torres at Old Trafford, coupled with his signing of Samuel Eto'o, should leave nobody in doubt about his place in the pecking order. Surely now Torres has to think about salvaging his reputation.

"There is only one way to do that. This has been a summer when players have pressed for moves, so wouldn't it be refreshing if Torres actually said to Chelsea: 'This hasn't worked, I need to leave. I need to play.'

"If he were to join Valencia, Atletico Madrid or Sevilla, just to become a regular starter, I'm positive people would have great respect for him. Should he end up staying at Chelsea, though, one thing is certain: more miserable nights beckon.

"This is not about Chelsea cutting their losses. This is about Torres forcing a move to revive his career."

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