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Apr 25, 2013

Torres unfazed by Falcao rumours

Chelsea's European prospects this season are very much alive, as they prepare for Thursday's first leg in their Europa League semi-final away to FC Basel.

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has claimed he would welcome the arrival of a big name striker at Stamford Bridge this summer.

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Atletico Madrid's Radamel Falcao and Napoli's Edinson Cavani are two of the marksmen who have been linked with multi-million pound moves to Chelsea, with the indifferent form shown by Torres since his £50m from Liverpool in January 2011 putting his position at the club under threat.

Yet the Spani international has insisted he has no fears about competing with big stars for a place in the Blues line-up after stating he would be pleased to see Falcao arriving at Chelsea.

"Since I came we have only signed top players, so it would not be a surprise if we signed Falcao," Torres told reporters in Switzerland ahead of Chelsea's Europa League semi-final against FC Basel.

"When you play for Chelsea, you're always hoping big players come and the big names are always being linked with the club. You cannot stop that. Every player is welcome at Chelsea, every top player.

"For me, I know I want to stay. If they change their minds it's a different question, but the relationship between me and the club is very straight. It's not a problem at all."

Torres went on to concede he has not hit the heights that were expected of him when Chelsea paid a British record fee to secure his signature a little over two years ago, but the 29-year-old is convinced he will prove his doubters wrong.

"I have still not been at the level I want to be," Torres admitted. "Hopefully the Chelsea fans have not seen the best of me at the club. I hope there's more to come. I really think this club has told me the truth. They have hopes for me and they trust me

"I'm still young. I want to win many things for this club. We've won the Champions League and could win the Europa League this season, but we can win much more, do great things.

"When you see Manchester United's players celebrating, you can see how important the Premier League trophy is, and I want to bring it to Chelsea. I don't think we have to add too much. We have to believe in ourselves and believe we can win (the title) next season."

Torres went on to insist Chelsea's ambitions to win the Europa League are burning brightly, even though the lingering memories of their premature exit from the Champions League refuses to disperse.

"To be out of the Champions League was a very disappointing time for us but we started thinking about the Europa League and it is one of the more important targets for us this season," he said.

"We have given a really good performance in this competition and we have shown everyone who was maybe saying Chelsea do not care about this competition, they are going to be more focused on the FA Cup and the league, that it was not true. We are already in the semi-finals and we want to go through.

"Normally, when you're building a team, it takes time. We need to stay together and keep improving. I'm happy at the moment, but I'll be happier if we win the Europa League."

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