Comment Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 18 Apr 2020 2:50 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.7kShares Lauren tips Fernando Torres to make a great coach Lauren has been impressed by Torres (Picture: AFP via Getty)‘He wants to play good transitions, win the ball and go forward quickly. ‘He knows what he wants to do. You can feel that he has that kind of understanding of the game. ‘He’s one of those guys I’ve been most impressed with. He knows what he’s doing every day.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. (Picture: AFP7 / Europa Press Sports via Getty)Arsenal legend Lauren has tipped former Liverpool and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres to become a great coach, as the pair work towards their Uefa license together. The pair are part of a group working through the Spanish football federation to earn their coaching badges. Former Barcelona centre-back Rafael Marquez, ex-Real Madrid and Liverpool full-back Alvaro Arbeloa and former Aston Villa and Rangers defender Carlos Cuellar are also part of the group. The coronavirus crisis has forced them to set up a WhatsApp group while they continue their studies.ADVERTISEMENTRead the latest updates: Coronavirus news live‘The experience has been wonderful,’ Lauren told The Athletic. ‘You see different thought-processes and different ways to understand the game.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘We have to adapt ourself to new systems to have lessons. We need speedy learning!’Former Atletico Madrid striker Torres has been a shining light in the group and Lauren believes he has a great career in coaching ahead of him.‘You can see that he has everything very clear,’ Lauren added. Advertisement
President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi embarks on Saturday on an Asian tour that will take him to Singapore, China and Indonesia. The tour comes shortly after the president wrapped up his visit to Russia on Thursday.During his seven-day Asian tour, President Sisi will hold meetings with the leaders of the three countries to bolster relations and open new vistas for cooperation especially in the economic domain.On the first leg of his tour, President Sisi will visit Singapore upon an official invitation from Singaporean President Tony Tan. The visit is the first of its kind by an Egyptian president in the history of the two countries.During his stop in China, the president will attend celebrations of the 70th anniversary of China’s victory in World War II. The visit comes upon an official invitation from Chinese President Xi Jinping.President Sisi is expected to hold a series of meetings with senior Chinese officials to put into effect the agreements which have been signed between the two sides during Sisi’s visit to China last year.The president will wrap up his Asian tour by visiting Indonesia to foster bilateral relations. The visit is the first by an Egyptian president since 1983. It would be an opportunity to promote Indonesian investments in the Suez Canal Axis Development Project.