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Rafa: Torres happy with Ba arrival (©GettyImages).

Rafael Benitez has insisted Fernando Torres is "happy" about Chelsea signing Demba Ba, despite being at risk of losing his place in the side again.

Ba's arrival at Stamford Bridge on Friday arguably provided Torres with the biggest threat to his position as centre-forward since Didier Drogba left the club last summer. Torres endured a wretched first 18 months with the Blues after finding himself in Drogba's shadow and his form has improved significantly since that competition disappeared.

But interim Chelsea manager Benitez had no fears that his fellow Spaniard would suffer a relapse following the signing of Ba from Newcastle. "He will be happy with good players around. The question is how many, and which names?" said Benitez.

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Didier Drogba
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