Chelsea boss Ancelotti: No chance Liverpool striker Torres replacing Drogba

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti says there's no reason to move for Liverpool striker Fernando Torres. Ancelotti claims the Kop hotshot is not going to replace Didier Drogba.

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti says there's no reason to move for Liverpool striker Fernando Torres.

Ancelotti claims the Kop hotshot is not going to replace Didier Drogba.

He reckons by the time Drogba is finished, Torres will be too old.

Spanish ace Torres was back on form last weekend, scoring twice in Liverpool's 2-0 win over the Premier League leaders.

His performance led to renewed speculation Chelsea would make a move for the £50million-rated star at the end of the season.

Yet Ancelotti insists Drogba — at 32, six years older than Torres — has many more miles left in the tank.

Ancelotti said: "It isn't just Torres who has created problems for us. Carlos Tevez is the same.

"They are fantastic strikers and sometimes it can happen you concede goals to these strikers.

"When you have Drogba and Nicolas Anelka, it's difficult to think about Torres.

"The day Drogba cannot play and maintain this level of condition, we can think about buying another striker like Torres. But when Drogba is not able, Torres will be old."

 
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