Watch: Fernando Torres’ best Liverpool goals, 10 years on from day he joined

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Ten years ago today, Liverpool completed one of their best Premier League signings as Fernando Torres joined from Atletico Madrid.

Torres had earned a reputation as one of the best strikers in Europe in La Liga, and Liverpool broke their transfer record by paying £20million to land the Spaniard.

Handed the No.9 shirt vacated since the departure of Reds legend Robbie Fowler, there was plenty of pressure on Torres to perform.

A year later, El Nino had become the first player since Fowler in 1996-97 to break the 30-goal barrier in a single season.

Torres’ four-year spell at Anfield ended in acrimony when he moved to Chelsea, who at that time were one of Liverpool’s biggest rivals, but we shouldn’t forget what a thrilling striker he was in his Reds pomp.

The compilation below demonstrates just what a devastating goalscorer he could be, featuring brilliant goals against the likes of Chelsea, Manchester United, Arsenal and Inter.

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