Fernando Torres has no Chelsea future - Ray Wilkins

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Fernando Torres has no future at Stamford Bridge, according to former Chelsea coach Ray Wilkins.

The Daily Mirror reports how Wilkins believes the £50million flop is on bided time in west London, and will either be sold or loaned out when the transfer window reopens this summer.

Torres has failed to live up to his billing after signing from Liverpool for a club-record fee in January 2011, and it's widely anticipated that Jose Mourinho will end the Spain international's Blues nightmare at the end of the season.

"Torres has no future at Chelsea," Wilkins confidently told talkSPORT. "I think he has seen his time out there.

"He moved from a Liverpool side where he was so successful as an individual to Chelsea, where the style of play is so different.

"He needs the space in behind people in which to run. He needs to make those runs though. He needs to make the players find him.

"Sometimes it is down to the individual. He needs to try and make something happen."

Mourinho was particularly critical of Torres after his poor showing as a substitute in Chelsea's 3-1 defeat against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League quarter final first leg last night.

The Portuguese tactician overlooked both available striker options - Torres and Demba Ba - in favour of playing wide-man Andre Schurrle through the middle at Parc des Princes, before bringing the 30-year-old on midway through the second half.

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