Demba Ba has arrived and is the striker most fans would prefer to see up front, and Torres' struggles have continued to be a talking point.
It's now gone global.
A television show in Korea has produced this stirring video depicting Torres' fall from grace, to the theme of one of the many songs in musical and Oscar nominated film 'Les Miserables'.
It's quite the production, and a lot of effort clearly went into producing it, so why not take a look...
What do you think of it?
image: © Ben Sutherland