Chelsea have already had offers of but new manager Antonio Conte is a massive fan of the 23-year-old and is determined to get his man.

Real activated the £23.5m release clause in Morata’s contract with Juventus this summer to bring him back to the Bernabeu, with the intention of making a quick sell-on profit, with Chelsea always keen.

Conte said: “We know our targets and the important thing is that between me and the club there is a great synergy on the transfer market.”

If a deal cannot be worked out with Real, Chelsea could turn to Everton’s Romelu Lukaku, in whom .

But the Stamford Bridge hierarchy still believe that the Belgian is vastly over-priced at £65m – especially as they sold him to Everton for only £28m two years ago.

Chelsea are still interested in , who would cost about £25m but another option is .

Chelsea have enquired but the French club want about £67m for the 29-year-old Uruguayan, who has turned down a new deal.

Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma, meanwhile, hopes to be available for selection in two months after having surgery on a knee injury he suffered in February.

The 21-year-old, who returned to training on Monday, suffered a knee ligament injury in the 1-1 Premier League draw against Manchester United in February and missed the rest of the season.

“I’ve been working alone for a while and now I’m training, learning and improving with the guys. I didn’t know I would be back on the training pitch by now, I thought it would be a bit later,” said Zouma.

“My knee is OK and I don’t have any pain, which is great. I’m not fit enough yet but hopefully in six weeks or a couple of months I will be, we will have to wait and see.”