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Fernando Torres excited to get started with Sagan Tosu

Atletico Madrid hero Fernando Torres is delighted to make the move to Japan.

Torres, has been officially presented by his new team Sagan Tosu and has indicated his determination to get started.

The 34-year-old has expressed his joy at joining the Japanese league and taking on a new challenge in his career.

"It's been a long trip but I'm delighted to be here," he said to reporters.

"I've always felt the love of the Japanese people, and coming to play here was something I had in my mind for a long time.

"I hope it will last for many years and I will help get the team out of the situation they are in.

"For me it's both a football and cultural challenge and I look forward to training with the team.

"If everything goes well I'll be able to play a few minutes soon, but that's a decision that the coach will have to make."

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