Chelsea Football Club has agreed a transfer deal with Real Madrid for the signing of Alvaro Morata.
The deal, which is reportedly about £60m is now subject to personal terms and a medical, with the 24-year-old striker expected to sign a 5-year contract.
We have agreed terms with Real Madrid for the transfer of Alvaro Morata…https://t.co/uuenBgcPH2
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) July 19, 2017
Morata told Marca on Wednesday night: “I’m not disappointed about anything, I’ve won four titles here, but now I only think of putting on the Chelsea shirt,”
“I am very happy, God willing, tomorrow I will be at Chelsea, a club that has always wanted me,”
“I want to grow up, if I didn’t I wouldn’t have left. I’d like to thank Zidane and wish him luck for the upcoming season.”
27% – Alvaro Morata had the highest conversion rate of any striker to score 10+ goals in La Liga 16-17; scoring 15 goals from 55 shots. Ace. pic.twitter.com/7Vt8rQNF44
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) July 19, 2017
Chelsea turned their attention to Morata after missing out on Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United, the Spaniard becomes Chelsea’s fourth signing of this transfer window following the switch of midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, defender Antonio Rudiger and goalkeeper Willy Caballero to Stamford Bridge.
Morata, who featured predominantly from the bench for Real Madrid last season, scored 20 goals for the Los Blancos en route winning the La Liga and the Champions League titles.