Iniesta: Torres always raving about Liverpool pal Gerrard

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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