Fernando Torres, the man Chelsea once paid £50 million for, has endured a torrid time with the West London outfit.
This wasn't the case against Tottenham on Saturday, however. The Chelsea star was barely recognisable and it looked as if he had been swapped with a different player.
A player that once graced the red shirt of Liverpool has recently showed signs of life. The fire he had in his eyes told you that he was out on a mission. He looked as hungry and passionate as ever, eager to resurrect the form of his glory days.
The same days which made him arguably the most feared striker in the Premier League.
Torres' sudden revival can only be down to one man - Jose Mourinho. The latter is known for his tremendous man management skills and there is no doubt he's been endeavouring to improve Torres' confidence.
Yes, it is early days to assume that Torres is back to his very best as this has been the case in the past, but no one can deny that he is working harder than ever.
After all, people do forget that he was Chelsea's top scorer in all competitions last season with 22 goals.
Unfortunately for him, after his sending off on Saturday, it is yet to be decided whether or not he is to serve a lengthy ban for his offence against Jan Vertonghen.
Whatever the outcome, Torres appears to have found his mojo again and will have a big say this season. Should all come to fruition for him, he will have the 'self-proclaimed Special One' to thank.
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