Torres: Cesc will be a Chelsea blessing

Fernando Torres is excited about the prospect of playing with Cesc Fabregas at Chelsea next season.

The striker has failed to set Stamford Bridge alight since joining the Blues from Liverpool for £50million in 2011, managing only 20 goals in 110 English Premier League appearances for the West London side.

But he hopes the arrival of Spain team-mate Fabregas can help him and Chelsea when the new campaign gets underway.

"I wish he could have joined us a couple of years earlier," Torres told Spanish radio station Onda Cero.

"He is a blessing for strikers, he always looks to find that final key pass - he's the type of player Chelsea don't have."