Sport Alvaro Morata still Chelsea's top target for this summer

02:15  18 july  2017
02:15  18 july  2017 Source:   Read Sport

Morata focused on Madrid with Chelsea not a 'feasible' optio

  Morata focused on Madrid with Chelsea not a 'feasible' optio Alvaro Morata is said to be focusing on his future at Real Madrid after his move to Manchester United fell through. The IB Times, who cite Spanish reports claim that the striker does not consider Chelsea as a feasible option this summer. Antonio Conte has been keen to work with the striker again and has been linked with a move for the striker throughout his first year at Chelsea. Morata looked destined for Old Trafford this summer, but Jose Mourinho and United pounced for Lukaku, beating Chelsea to his signature at the last minute. Chelsea have since been linked with moves for Andrea Belotti, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as well as Morata himself. Diego Costa is set to leave Stamford Bridge this summer leaving Conte facing a striker crisis at the club. Conte was influential in the deal that saw Juventus sign Morata prior to his move back to Real Madrid.

Morata has been targeted by both Manchester United and Chelsea this summer . Top sport stories. Chelsea target Morata 'on the verge' of completing £61m transfer from Real Madrid Juan Mata believes Manchester United could still sign Alvaro Morata despite the £75m arrival of Romelu

CHELSEA target Alvaro Morata is set to sign for big spending AC Milan, according to reports in Italy. The Real Madrid star had been a top target for the Blues earlier this summer , but were priced out of a move by the Spanish giants.

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.

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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.

'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.

That’ s the opinion of pundit Alejandro Moreno who believes the Real Madrid man must be brought to Stamford Bridge. Chelsea lost out on top target Romelu Lukaku after he decided to make the move to Manchester United.

Top Chelsea News, Articles & Transfer Rumours From Around The Web. REAL MADRID are demanding £80m for Alvaro Morata this summer . That’ s according to Sky Sports journalist Kaveh Solhekol.

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.

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Morata: Conte has shown the most faith in me .
The striker worked was brought to Juventus by the coach and will work with him in London after Chelsea agreed a £70 million deal with Real MadridAlvaro Morata is delighted to link up with Antonio Conte at Chelsea, saying the Italian is the coach who has shown most faith in him throughout his career.

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