Torres just needs confidence - Zola

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Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is being haunted by nothing more than an abject lack of confidence, according to club legend Gianfranco Zola.

Spain frontman Torres' wretched run since joining the Blues continued this week when he passed the mark of 24 hours' playing time without scoring for club or country, the £50million man having not found the net since October.

"It's a matter of confidence, obviously," said Zola. "To understand exactly what the problem is, you have to be close to him, you have to know him very well - what kind of character he is, how he thinks. Only a person who is close to him can understand that. From my point of view, he needs to be a little bit more confident and that's all."

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