Spanish national team striker wants to try their luck at Stamford Bridge because he thinks the Blues, along with Manchester United, is the strongest team in the Premier League last ten years.
"Money is not important. I am going to develop in sports," said Torres told Cadena Ser.
"At first I thought it would survive another year, and consider it as a season of transition. But when it comes time you lose enthusiasm, and look at the Spanish national team players playing at different levels."
"Then, when things seemed to be dark, Chelsea came in and showed real interest."
"Chelsea as Manchester United's strongest team in ten years terakkhir."
In addition, the former Atletico Madrid captain also revealed Liverpool will always have a special meaning for him.
"Liverpool will always be very special for me. With its history, Liverpool are a bigger club, but they are going through difficult times."
"None better [Chelsea and Liverpool], I'm just glad to have the opportunity to play for both."