The boss was speaking ahead of our trip to the Foxes on Saturday after previously mentioning the Spaniard's intelligent running.
When asked why he'd made the comparison, Pep said: "I didn't compare Ferran Torres with Jamie Vardy.
"I said Ferran has quite similar movements. Ferran has to eat a lot of soup at dinnertime to be compared with Jamie Vardy and what he has done in his career!
"Ferran has just started, Vardy has done amazing things and I am a big fan of him as a striker.
"I made the comment because Vardy likes to make the movement in behind.
"Normally strikers don't, but Ferran also likes to make that movement in behind. That was the point."
Watch the full press conference on the video above, now.
City face the Foxes at the King Power Stadium on Saturday 11 September, with kick-off at 15:00.
We’ll have full coverage throughout the day, with our Matchday Centre beginning at 13:00, whilst our Matchday Live show, featuring guests David James and Nedum Onuoha, will start one hour before we get under way in Leicester.
A match report and all the post-match reaction will be available shortly after the full-time whistle and you can watch brief highlights from 19:00.
A full-match replay will be published on CITY+ at midnight after the game.