Torres wants to stay and repay support of Chelsea boss Mourinho

Fernando Torres insists he wants to see out his contract at Chelsea. Torres appreciates the support he's received from Blues boss Jose Mourinho.
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Fernando Torres insists he wants to see out his contract at Chelsea.

Torres appreciates the support he's received from Blues boss Jose Mourinho.

"He didn't do anything special with me. Just treats me like one more. He puts me on the pitch when he thinks I am the best option and on the bench when he thinks I am not the best option," Torres told The Independent.

"My aim is to try to make him feel I am always the best option for him. You have to have ways to adapt to this situation. Blame the manager? Blame your team-mates? Blame everyone? Or ask from yourself a bit more.

"I think I can do better. I can make Jose think I am the best option. That is what I have to do every day in training, all the matches. I just ask of myself the responsibility.

"You have to prove yourself every day. You have to live for today. Three years ago? Five years ago? It's today. If the manager thinks there is another player better than you, he is going to play and this is the way.

"You have to try to improve and keep fighting and try to change the manager's mind. Hopefully one day, Jose can say 'this [Torres] is my striker, he is going to be my striker', like he does with some of the players who have won the appreciation from him."

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