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Chelsea boss Villas-Boas insists he still has faith in Torres

Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas insists he maintains belief in Fernando Torres.

Torres was hooked at halftime of their FA Cup draw at Birmingham City.

"He is a super-talent of world football," insisted AVB. "Eventually, things will get better for him.

"As Fernando gets back to his goals, he will gain more confidence and I'm sure that he knows that as well."

Four wins from 13 matches has sucked the confidence not just from Torres - even the usually-sterling Juan Mata had an afternoon to forget.

Villas-Boas said: "It's normal with the results that you are having.

"You need an extra mental push.

"Until you get out of the cycle with a win, for sure it perpetuates a little bit."

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