Chelsea striker Torres hoping Carragher starts for Liverpool

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres hopes to face Liverpool veteran Jamie Carragher.

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres hopes to face Liverpool veteran Jamie Carragher.

Carragher this week refused to pander to the shirt-burning brigade by insisting he held no grudge against Torres for jumping ship.

Torres said: "Hopefully I can play, and he can too.

"I would like to play against him because he's a top player.

"I like playing against the best, as I liked to play against (John) Terry and (Rio) Ferdinand.

"I'm expecting a hard game. I know he's a big Liverpool fan. As a footballer, I'm sure he understands my decision.

"Plenty of my ex-team-mates have congratulated me for this move."

 
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