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Old swagger of Chelsea's Fernando Torres stubbornly refuses to return

Just about the last thing Fernando Torres needed on Monday was a half‑time appearance by Jimmy Greaves, a rare visitor to the home of the club for whom, between the ages of 17 and 21, he scored 124 goals in 157 league matches. Now a portly 71-year-old, the immortal Greavsie received an ovation from all quarters of the ground, not least from the visiting Fulham fans clustered in the old Shed End. Poor Torres once again toiled without reward, the £50m striker failing to add to the three Premier League goals scored since his arrival 11 months and 26 appearances ago.

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