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Reds star Andy Carroll plays down Fernando Torres talk

New Liverpool striker Andy Carroll says he does not feel pressure to replace former Reds favourite Fernando Torres.

Torres was idolised by the Liverpool fans before his sudden and acrimonious £50m departure to Chelsea on Monday.

Carroll was signed from Newcastle for £35m shortly after Torres left, but the 22-year-old says he will focus only on what he can bring to Anfield.

"Torres was a great player but I need to concentrate on my own game and play the way I know I can," said Carroll.

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