• Chelsea Reportedly Ready to Blow Real Madrid Away with €80m Bid for Want-Away Striker

    News Mon 10 Jul 2017

    Chelsea are ready to make an ​€80m bid for want away Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, according to reports in Spain and ​Sky Sports.

    After the Blues’ deal with Romelu Lukaku was hijacked by Manchester United, the west London outfit now re-begin the search for Diego Costa’s replacement from square one.

    However, with Lukaku heading to Old Trafford, United have seemingly dropped their interest in Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata – opening the door for Chelsea to reignite their interest in the Spaniard.

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    And now, according to AS, Chelsea are willing to pay a massive €80m for his services – which will surely be accepted if the bid comes to fruition.

    Reports claimed that United and Madrid couldn’t settle on an agreement for Morata’s transfer fee – United only happy to pay €60m whilst Madrid were after €70m; so Chelsea’s offer should get Real’s tail up.

    Morata and Chelsea boss Antonio Conte are believed to have a very strong relationship after working together at Juventus.

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    It was Conte that played a key role in bringing Morata into the Juventus line-up in 2014, and the pair are believed to be eager to reunite – Morata desperate to find first team football at a top European team ahead of the 2018 World Cup.

    AS also claim that Morata and Chelsea would not have any trouble in agreeing personal terms. The 24-year-old would sign for five or six years, and would increase his current wage (the striker earns roughly €6m-per-year at the Bernabeu).

    Signing Morata would be the first step to calming down Antonio Conte – who is said to be fuming at the club’s inability to sign Lukaku.


    Source: http://www.90min.com/posts/5247690-chelsea-reportedly-ready-to-blow-real-madrid-away-with-80m-bid-for-want-away-striker?utm_source=RSS

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