"I intend to be fit for the Everton game on Saturday. I don't want to miss out on the derby, because it is such an important game," the Reds' club-record signing told The Mirror.
Torres is now undergoing fitness work at Liverpool's Melwood training headquarters in a bid to be fit to face the Toffees.
Liverpool spokesman Ian Cotton said: "Fernando has been assessed by the club's medical staff and underwent a scan which confirmed an adductor injury. He will now undergo intensive treatment at Melwood."