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Liverpool boss Benitez insists no risk with Torres fitness

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez insists he wasn't risking Fernando Torres' fitness by taking him to Romania for last week's Europa League win over Unirea.

And he dispelled any suggestions the club's record signing was only currently fit enough for a place on the bench.

"I think it was the right decision. It was a bad pitch and the injury to Skrtel changed the plans we had," said the Liverpool boss.

"We will see how he trains and after we will see [whether he can start]."

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