Torres: I’m not at Milan to kill time

Despite his recent form, Fernando Torres has stressed his determination to succeed on loan at AC Milan.

Chelsea loanee Fernando Torres has only managed one goal so far for AC Milan, but he is convinced that he will come good at San Siro.

The Spanish international was greeted by crowds of cheering fans when he agreed a two-year loan from Chelsea in the summer, but things haven't gone according to plan.

Torres has only managed one goal against Empoli and was dropped for last weekend's game against Fiorentina, only being brought on for the last 10 minutes.

"I keep feeling better here and I am adapting to a different league," Torres told Onda Cero.

"I didn't come here to kill time, but to leave a mark. We want to get back into Europe and rebuild the great AC Milan.

"It was a challenge for me to come to a new championship. I am proud of what I managed in Spain and England and I would like things in Italy to go the same way."

Reports in Italy suggest that Torres will start against Cagliari tomorrow thanks to the support of AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi.

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