Chelsea announce deal to sign Alvaro Morata as Real Madrid bid striker farewell

Alvaro Morata

Chelsea have officially confirmed deal for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata to move to Stamford Bridge with a reported initial fee of £58million. The striker was billed to join Manchester United, but the Premeir League club abandoned the move for Morata when talks with Real Madrid stalled. United consequently hijacked Chelsea’s interest in Lukaku which…

AC Milan offer €85m for Chelsea top transfer target

Antonio Conte

Italian giants Milan have offered €75m up front plus €10m in add-ons for Alvaro Morata, although Real Madrid will hold out for €90m, according Football Espana. Cadena Cope have verified reports in La Gazzetta dello Sport that the Rossoneri have made the bumper offer for the Spain international, but Los Blancos are extremely reluctant to…

AC Milan chief confirms transfer talks with Real Madrid for Chelsea top target

Antonio Conte in training

Milan have confirmed they are working on a deal for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata but will only conclude a deal for him ‘on our terms’. The Milanese club’s sporting director Massimiliano Mirabelli confirmed the club’s interest but insisted they would only move for the Spain international should it make economic sense, reports Football Espana….

Manchester United star reveals how close Mourinho was to signing Real Madrid ace

Jose Mourinho

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has revealed the club were close to landing Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, according to Sunday Express. Manchester United were widely expected to raid Real Madrid for Morata earlier this summer after failing to lure Antoine Griezmann away from Atletico Madrid. The Spain international had his heart set on a…

Jose Mourinho reveals why Manchester United pulled out of Alvaro Morata switch

Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has opened up on Manchester United’s failed pursuit of Real Madrid striker Alvaro Moarata. United pulled out of talks with Real over Morata, after the Spanish giants refused to budge from their £79million valuation of the player, reports the Daily Mirror. Mourinho and United valued Morata at £65m and instead sealed a £75m…

Xavi reveals why Barcelona should not sign Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin

Arsene Wenger and Bellerin

Barcelona legend Xavi has revealed the reason the Nou Camp club should not sign Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin. The defender left Barcelona in 2011 to join Arsenal where he has since developed into one of the best young right-backs in Europe. The 22-year-old ousted Mathieu Debuchy in 2014 and has been Arsene Wenger’s first-choice ever…