Liverpool icon Robbie Fowler fears Fernando Torres could leave Anfield.

Former Reds star Fowler says Roy Hodgson's men must ensure they qualify for the Champions League - or risk their star striker quitting the club.

Fowler, who now plays in Australia for Perth Glory, said: "I could see Fernando leaving.

"With Fernando, he has stated he wants to play Champions League football. He wants to play at a higher level and he has obviously missed out this year.

"If Liverpool were to fail again next year then I think they will struggle to keep him.

"He is a fantastic player. He had a tough start to the season and missed a lot of pre-season action.

"He has looked good and sharp and has been scoring some great goals and let's hope that continues."

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