Iniesta: Torres always raving about Liverpool pal Gerrard

Barcelona ace Andres Iniesta says Liverpool star Fernando Torres cannot stop raving about clubmate Steven Gerrard.
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Barcelona ace Andres Iniesta says Liverpool star Fernando Torres cannot stop raving about clubmate Steven Gerrard.

Iniesta was shacked up with Torres as Spain won the World Cup in South ­Africa last month.

And the Barcelona man also thinks Torres’ love of ­Liverpool is the reason he pledged his future to the club.

Iniesta told the Daily Star Sunday: “I was speaking with Nando during the World Cup.

“Even though he is happy at Liverpool in the sense he loves the club, he is clearly not happy with the ­results on the pitch. Liverpool ran ­Manchester United so close for the ­Premier League the ­season ­before last.

“The reason it happened is because Nando and Steven Gerrard were strike partners, with ­Gerrard playing just behind. Nando will tell you himself that his best-ever strike partner is Steven ­Gerrard.

“In his words they had a telepathic ­understanding when it came to making runs and the right pass. I hope the new Liverpool coach has the sense to play them as a strike ­partnership again.

“If he does it could be a really ­ successful season for them.”

 
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