The Scout looks at the Fantasy Premier League potential of summer signings ahead of the 2020/21 season.
The winger arrives at Manchester City on the back of four goals and five assists for Valencia in LaLiga in 2019/20.
Torres also impressed in the UEFA Champions League, scoring twice and supplying a further two assists over his six appearances.
The versatile 20-year-old offers Man City options on both flanks, although he has mainly been utilised down the right in previous seasons.
But the underlying statistics suggest Torres is still very much a work in progress ahead of his debut FPL campaign.
He averaged 68.4 minutes per shot and 90.3 minutes per chance created in 2019/20.
Among Man City midfielders last season, both totals were only superior to Fernandinho, who produced a shot every 141.4 minutes and a key pass every 300 minutes.
That suggests Torres is more likely to be eased into Pep Guardiola’s line-up, allowing him time to get used to the Premier League.
This is further backed up by Guardiola’s use of new attacking midfielders over the last few seasons.
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Leroy Sane, who joined Bayern Munich this summer, started just 20 matches in his debut 2016/17 campaign, before being named in the first XI on 27 occasions the following season.
Although Torres could come in at around the £7.5m mark in FPL, it may not be until the following campaign before he can establish himself as a regular.
Guardiola’s history with new attacking midfielders indicates the winger is more likely to be feature off the bench initially, using his trickery and speed as a threat late on in matches.
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