Can Torres shine after a spot of Spanish sunshine Chelsea flop put through his paces at Mallorca training camp
Is the answer to Fernando Torres' goal drought a bit of Spanish sun
The Chelsea striker – who has gone 15 hours without scoring – looked hunger in training with the rest of the squad at their Mallorca training camp.
Pass and move: Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas looks on as Fernando Torres passes to Branislav Ivanovic during their training session in Mallorca
Boss Andre Villas-Boss has jetted the players out for a change of scenery as they continue to fight for three trophies.
They take on QPR in the FA Cup on Saturday lunchtime before refocusing on the Barclays Premier League and the Champions League.
With Didier Drogba and Salomon Kalou
at the Africa Cup of Nations – and Nicolas Anelka now playing in China –
Torres is under even more pressure to deliver the goods.
Villas-Boas is hoping that a return
to his homeland will help inspire the striker, who has failed to shine
as he approaches the one-year anniversary of his British record
50million arrival from Liverpool.
Man on a mission: Torres is desperate to end his Chelsea goal drought
Working hard: The 50million striker feel;s the heat during Chelsea's warm-weather training visit to Spain
Torres looked sharp during Tuesday morning's session at Real Mallorca's training ground.
But Chelsea fans will wait to
discover whether he has rediscovered his goalscoring touch when he lines
up against QPR in Saturday's derby cup clash.
Talking tactics: Villas-Boas (L) and assistant boss Roberto Di Matteo discuss drills
Training day: villas-Boas put his Chelsea squad through their paces at Real Mallorca's training base