Chelsea striker Fernando Torres says he's enjoyed his first preseason under manager Jose Mourinho.

Mourinho has been effusive in his praise for Torres - and the feeling is mutual.

"We are working very hard, but using the ball in exercises - that's good," he said. "Jose and his assistants do little things for us to have fun in each session. Everyone is giving everything to be part of Mourinho's plans.

"For me, this is a good part of the season, I like the feeling of being tired when finishing training, with heavy legs and pain everywhere," said Torres.

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