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Liverpool boss Benitez happy with Torres cameo

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez was happy to give Fernando Torres a cameo in yesterday's 0-0 draw with Manchester City.

Benitez was pleased to have back Torres whom he did not think would be in contention just over a month since a knee operation.

"He (Torres) trained on Friday and he was really good. Early in the morning we thought 'no chance' but watching him in the session he was trying and going to the floor so we thought 'okay, maybe he can'," said the Liverpool manager.

"But we also had a problem as David Ngog (ankle) was injured and we couldn't play him so we had to bring Torres with us and because he was so bright in training we thought maybe he was worth 15 to 20 minutes."

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