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Benitez happy with Torres form

Rafa Benitez has praised the work ethic he has seen from Fernando Torres since reuniting with the striker at Chelsea.

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Fernando Torres: The Spanish striker seems revitalized by the recent arrival of

Fernando Torres: The Spanish striker seems revitalized by the recent arrival of

The Spanish striker has notched six goals in the Blues' last five outings, something of a return to form after a patchy season so far.

Torres seems to have been revitalised by the arrival of his former mentor at Liverpool, who replaced Roberto Di Matteo in November.

The pair enjoyed a fruitful partnership following Torres' arrival at Anfield in 2007, and Benitez has admitted that he is trying to tailor the Chelsea side towards the player's needs.

"Fernando worked and is working very hard. He can still improve and he knows it," Benitez told Spanish radio station Onda Cero.

"We are making small changes to the team and the motivation.

"His principle objective has to be attacking, and to be as close to the area as possible."

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ame at 0-0 and missed loads of chances. Did he think it was agiven that Arsenal would win. Don't understand the shock from him. Put the ball in the net. They didn't and couldn't do that so they lost when utd could do that. Simple really. No need to be shocked.

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think Arsenal's chances of getting something from that game would have improved infinitely if Arteta wasn't anywhere near the pitch.

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eanwhile, England's best U21 players playing with those most likely to be in the senior team from 2020 onwards might increase their chances in those tournaments to a point where they could actually be potential winners. Unlike 2016.

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