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Fernando Torres named Best Player of the Year in Premier League

Posted on | November 19, 2008 | No Comments

Liverpool striker Fernando Torres was chosen Best Player of the Year in Premier League for 2007-2008 season.

fernando torres

fernando torres

The Spanish international had a superb first season in Premier League managing to score 33 goals for Liverpool. The other candidates were Ronaldo from Manchester United, Joleon Lescott from Everton and Richard Dunne from Manchester City.

Torres is also a candidate for Golden Ball but Ronaldo and Messi are the favorites for the title.

“El Nino” declared that he is very happy with the award and wanted to thank his manager, his colleagues and not at last the fansĀ  who support him since arrival at Liverpool.

Torres is just returning from a hamstring injury that keep him out of action for some weeks. He came in as a substitute in Liverpool’s win 2-0 at BoltonĀ  showing a great form as he set up an assist at Gerrard goal.

Torres will join up Spain for the International friendly against Chile.

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