Sport AC Milan close in on £61m deal for Chelsea target Morata

17:41  17 july  2017
17:41  17 july  2017 Source:   readsport.co

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

  'You never know' - Mata believes Morata could still join Man Utd Jose Mourinho does not expect the Red Devils to land the in-demand Real Madrid man but the midfielder believes it is still possibleManchester United attacking midfielder Juan Mata believes Alvaro Morata could still join the club, despite the arrival of Romelu Lukaku from Everton.

AC Milan are close to completing a deal for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata . Reports in Italy say the potential deal could be worth in the region of £ 61 m . Morata has been targeted by both Manchester United and Chelsea this summer.

Chelsea close in on £ 61 m deal with Juventus as Alex Sandro agrees to join Premier League Antonio Conte has made the Brazilian a top target this summer despite Marcos Alonso’s excellent form en Instead, Max Allegri is looking at a pair of Italians, AC Milan defender Mattia De Sciglio and

Italian giants AC Milan are close to agreeing a £61m deal with Real Madrid for striker Alvaro Morata, who is a key transfer target for Premier League side Chelsea, according to a report on the Daily Mail.

The Spanish forward is at the top of Chelsea boss Antonio Conte’s transfer targets but it seems that AC Milan have beat them to his signature.

Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images Sport © Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images Sport Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images Sport

Italian news outlet La Gazzetta dello Sport claim that the Milan club are in advanced negotiations with Real Madrid for Morata, who himself is open to a move to Italy following his successful spell with Juventus two season ago.

Alvaro Morata still Chelsea's top target for this summer

  Alvaro Morata still Chelsea's top target for this summer Despite interest from AC Milan, Alvaro Morata is still Chelsea’s number one transfer target for this summer, as per a report from Matt Barlow of the Mail. Anotnio Conte is in the market for a new striker after he told Diego Costa that he is no longer needed and despite likes to the likes of Andrea Belotti of Torino, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Borussia Dortmund and Sergio Aguero of Manchester City, it is still Morata who is his first choice. The Real Madrid star is almost certain to leave the European Champions this summer as he looks for regular football and Chelsea are keen to take him to Stamford Bridge. However, AC Milan have been splashing the cash so far this summer and it looks they are prepared to do the same again to get Morata. Having already missed out on Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United, Conte will not want to be gazumped again in his pursuit of Morata.

AC Milan look to be out of the running for a Manchester United target , while United are closing in on a striker and Barcelona are ready to bring back a former star. Man utd close in on morata signing. Manchester United have reportedly all-but completed a deal to sign Real Madrid striker

AC Milan Close in on £ 61 m Move for Real Madrid Star Despite Interest From Chelsea . So who should the top brass go for from the trio of Aubameyang, Belotti and Morata ? At times it seems like the 24-year-old is an attacking midfielder and target man rolled into one; it’s just frightening to think of

Chelsea have already missed out on signing Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku, who has joined rivals Manchester United which angered Conte.

The Chelsea boss is desperate to add a forward before the new season starts as last season’s top scorer Diego Costa heads for the exit door after being told his services are no longer required by Conte at Stamford Bridge.

The Italian will be keen to not miss out on Morata but Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid have dropped their price for Morata in an attempt to fund a move for Mbappe and AC Milan have been the quickest to bid.

Denis Doyle/Getty Images Sport © Denis Doyle/Getty Images Sport Denis Doyle/Getty Images Sport

AC Milan are having a huge squad overhaul this summer and have signed Italian defender Leonardo Bonucci from rivals Juventus amongst many other signings.

Morata 'very happy' as Chelsea move nears

  Morata 'very happy' as Chelsea move nears Alvaro Morata is excited to be nearing a move to Chelsea, who have agreed to a fee with Real Madrid.Spain forward Alvaro Morata said he was "very happy" after Real Madrid agreed to sell him to Premier League champions Chelsea.

Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata has agreed terms with AC Milan ahead of a £52 m deal . Liverpool target Salah visits pyramids in Egypt as £35m transfer talks with Roma continue Salah may be closing in on £35m Liverpool move but he is back in Egypt.

AC Milan left-back Taye Taiwo is a target for QPR. Mark Hughes, QPR. Manchester United, Everton and Chelsea fans are all unhappy as £75m Lukaku transfer agreed. Alvaro Morata to Man Utd: Real Madrid deal could be completed in 'coming hours' - report.

Milan CEO Marco Fassone admitted the club continues to target a striker.

“It’d be nice to have one from Andrea Belotti, Morata or Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang,” he said.

If Chelsea do miss out on Morata, then Conte will have to pursue other targets quickly.

Villarreal CF v Real Madrid CF - La Liga © Fotopress/Getty Images Sport Villarreal CF v Real Madrid CF - La Liga

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.

Source: http://uk.pressfrom.com/news/sport/-186252-ac-milan-close-in-on-61m-deal-for-chelsea-target-morata/

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!