Three reasons Alvaro Morata would be a disaster for Chelsea
With Diego Costa and Michy Batshuayi both possibly leaving the club this summer, Chelsea are snooping around for a centre-forward. Romelu Lukaku has been touted for a golden return to Stamford Bridge, but it is Alvaro Morata that seems to receive the lion’s share of column inches.
Antonio Conte has clearly not taken to Batshuayi and his row with Costa seems to have left a longer mark on the performance of the Spaniard that most may have expected.
China is calling for Costa this summer and that will surely force Chelsea to spend big on another striker, they have no other choice.
Morata continues to be the favoured one if the rumour mill is to be believed. The Spaniard has been nothing more than second fiddle at Real Madrid this season, however, and does not boast a track record nearly as exciting as Costa or even Batshuayi.
There are a few options about for Chelsea, maybe Morata isn’t their man…