Controversial former Liverpool star delighted at testimonial invitation

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Former Liverpool striker Fernando Torres has tweeted his joy at being invited to return to Anfield at the end of this summer for Steven Gerrard’s testimonial.

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The Spanish forward, now of Atletico Madrid, controversially quit the Reds for Chelsea in a £50m move back in 2011, and has been booed on his returns to the club since then.

Still, Torres formed a fine partnership with Gerrard at their peak, and provided the Anfield crowd with some great moments, as shown in the video below.

Can Liverpool fans put his move to Chelsea behind them and give Torres a warm welcome this summer?

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