Sport 'You never know' - Mata believes Morata could still join Man Utd

11:46  17 july  2017
11:46  17 july  2017 Source:   Goal.com

Mourinho accepts Morata unlikely to join United

  Mourinho accepts Morata unlikely to join United "I don't think he can end with us." Jose Mourinho accepts Alvaro Morata is unlikely to join Manchester United.Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho admits it is unlikely Alvaro Morata will join from Real Madrid, describing it as a "shame".

I don’t need to tell you why this claim is ridiculous; you know exactly why Morata will join United instead of Defoe. How, after years upon years of being put to shame by more advanced, cohesive and successful footballing cultures, can we still believe English players are in any way superior to

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alvaro morata - cropped: Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata © Provided by Goal Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata

Manchester United attacking midfielder Juan Mata believes Alvaro Morata could still join the club, despite the arrival of Romelu Lukaku from Everton.

Milan: We want Morata

Jose Mourinho's side were interested in Real Madrid striker Morata before completing the signing of Lukaku for a reported £75million.

The United boss stated at the weekend that it was Madrid's decision not to sell the Spain international and conceded that a deal to bring him to Old Trafford is unlikely.

However, compatriot Mata is refusing to give up on the idea that Morata could become his team-mate before the end of August.

Mourinho accepts Morata unlikely to join United

  Mourinho accepts Morata unlikely to join United "I don't think he can end with us." Jose Mourinho accepts Alvaro Morata is unlikely to join Manchester United.Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho admits it is unlikely Alvaro Morata will join from Real Madrid, describing it as a "shame".

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"It looks tough to see Alvaro Morata in a Red Devils shirt with the arrival of Romelu," he told Cadena Cope. "We've signed an important player in attack and it's difficult, although you never know.

"Things can happen in the last few days, but I wish Alvaro the best."

Talk of Morata moving to United is unlikely to die down while speculation persists that Madrid are ready to reignite their interest in goalkeeper David de Gea.

A part-exchange deal involving the two players was mooted early last month, with Mourinho reportedly happy to consider allowing De Gea to leave.

Mata is confident that he will not be going anywhere, however, stating: "I think De Gea will stay."

Morata says goodbye to Real Madrid ahead of Chelsea move .
The striker was pictured giving his goodbyes to Blancos team-mates in the US as he prepares for life at Stamford Bridge under Antonio ConteChelsea-bound Alvaro Morata bid farewell to Spanish and European champions Real Madrid in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

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