Benitez confident of Torres boost

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Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez will wait until the last minute before deciding whether striker Fernando Torres can face Besiktas in Tuesday´s Champions League clash at Anfield.

The Spanish star, fighting to overcome an adductor strain, trained on Monday and will have another session on the day of the game.

But while Benitez admits to being "very confident" that Torres can play in the vital Group A match, he has revealed that Xabi Alonso (metatarsal) will be out for a month.

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