Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has offered underwhelming praise to Fernando Torres.

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"Torres so far is so-so," said Mourinho. ­"Somebody could expect more because of his potential, because of what he did before. But not so bad as people sometimes try to say.

"There is a balance. Normally, the tendency is to say it was a big mistake. It was a big mistake because it didn't work."