Fernando Torres, Chelsea's £50 million record-breaking signing, has said "hopefully [he] can score" against Liverpool on Sunday.
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Torres who surprised many when he made the move south to join Chelsea, the Premier League champions, after three and-a-half years at Anfield has said "hopefully I can score" when the two sides meet at Stamford Bridge.
The 26 year-old has not asked to be left out of the squad to avoid risking the wrath of the travelling Liverpool supporters who had backed the Spaniard since his move to Merseyside from Atlético Madrid in 2007.
"It is like destiny," said Torres.
"It is not perfect for me but we will see what happens and I only have good words about Liverpool. They made me a top player and gave me the chance to play at the top level.
"I will never say anything bad about Liverpool. I have been very happy there, but now the history is different and I am playing for Chelsea.
"If I have the chance to play, I will do my best for Chelsea and hopefully I can score."
In an interview with Chelsea TV, the west London club's official satellite television channel, the Spaniard also said that he felt the move south represented a move to the highest possible level.
"I felt from last summer that I needed to do a step forward in my career and for my ambition as a footballer," he said.
"I am joining a team that is at the top level. There is not another level after Chelsea.
"I am joining with big names like [John] Terry, [Frank] Lampard, [Didier] Drogba and [Nicolas] Anelka and I can be part of this great team."
"Also, I wanted to join because Chelsea always have shown a big respect for me.
"They really want me and it is important when you have the support of the people in the club, and the support of the fans who always showed respect to me when I came to Stamford Bridge and at Anfield.
"Now I am very happy to be a Chelsea player."
After scoring seven goals in eight appearances against Chelsea during his time at Liverpool, Torres added that he is hoping for Champions League success at Stamford Bridge.
"I have good memories and bad memories of games against Chelsea. All the goals are good memories because all of them are special.
"I have a very bad memory of the semi-final of the Champions League in my first season in England when they beat us and they played the final and not us.
"It was a frustrating day for me but hopefully now I am here we can go through to the final together and win.
"The Champions League is a big ambition and all the footballers want to play in it. It is a very important competition.
"But also Chelsea have the chance every season to win all the trophies that they play for, so when you have the chance to play in a team like this, you cannot say no."