01 Feb '11, 12am

He's going after all: Liverpool's Fernando Torres is set to move to Chelsea for a record 50 million pounds

Liverpool's Fernando Torres is set to move to Chelsea for a record 50 million pounds. -- PHOTO: AFP LONDON - CHELSEA are set to pay a British record transfer fee to sign Spain striker Fernando Torres from Liverpool, who are close to a club record swoop for Newcastle's Andy Carroll on transfer deadline day. The Blues last week had a 35 million pounds (S$71.7 million) offer for Torres rejected, a move which prompted the 26-year-old to submit a written transfer request on Friday, which was also turned down. But Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich was determined to make a landmark signing to revitalise his team after two seasons of only modest investment in the Stamford Bridge squad and is set to get his man. A dramatic day in the Premier League gathered pace from the moment Liverpool had a bid of around 35 million pounds accepted for England striker Carroll. That pending deal allo...

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