Fernando Torres: The England Years Recounted

Fernando Torres: The England Years Recounted

It's August 19, 2007 and Liverpool's newest Spanish export, Fernando Torres, had just opened his account for the club in the 16th minute v Chelsea on his Anfield debut. A first for 'El Niño' in a Liverpool shirt, it was the birth of something special in Merseyside. Born in Fuenlabrada (Madrid), Fernando José Torres Sanz was living the dream playing professionally for his hometown club, Atletico Madrid. His grandfather had molded him into a passionate fan at a very young …
Muhamed Besic - What Will he Bring to Everton?

Muhamed Besic - What Will he Bring to Everton?

Muhamed Besic has been confirmed as Everton’s second signing of the summer after he completed a £4m move from Ferencvaros. The Bosnia-Herzegovina international who made 3 appearances at the World Cup, has signed a five-year contract at Goodison Park. The 21-year-old was unable to play in the pre-season 1-0 defeat against Leicester City owing to a minor hold-up over the transfer but has now joined Gareth Barry as a permanent addition. Besic was born in Berlin and started his career at German …
Lucas | Difficult to replace | Stats Analysis

Lucas | Difficult to replace | Stats Analysis

Word came out on Thursday, December 1st, that Lucas will miss the remainder of the season with an anterior cruciate ligament injury.  The damage in Lucas' left knee is sufficient that he is set to undergo surgery and will not play again for the Reds this term.  For Kenny Daglish this presents a difficult task as replacing Lucas with a single player currently available for Liverpool  may not be possible. He arrived at Liverpool from Gremio in time for the 2007/08 …