Reds confirm Torres injury blow

However, the problem is only thought to be a strain and at the
moment Torres is still set to link-up with Spain ahead of their
international with Portugal next week. Liverpool have already been
in touch with Spain’s medical team and they have confirmed he will
travel to Lisbon next week. A Liverpool statement read: “Fernando
Torres sustained an ankle ligament strain during Saturday’s clash
with Stoke City – but the striker will still join up with the Spain
squad for their international with Portugal. “The Reds’ medical
team have been in contact with their Spanish counterparts to keep
them up to date on the 26-year-old’s condition. “Torres will have
the injury further assessed by the Spanish medical staff ahead of
the friendly in Lisbon on Wednesday.”