Alvaro Morata only signed a five-year deal at Chelsea last summer after joining from Real Madrid but the club-record signing endured a tricky maiden season in English football.
It appears as if the Spaniard struggled with the expectation of being a major club’s main striker for the first time as well as finding it tough to adapt to the way of life and style of football in this country.
Olivier Giroud, the ultimate modern-day backup striker, arrived in January and predictably hit the ground running, offering a more physical alternative and throwing Morata’s performances into starker focus.
So when rumours emerged that Morata had spoken to his former club Juventus, it was not a surprise but it would still represent a substantial admission of failure in the transfer market if Chelsea allowed their most expensive ever signing to leave the club after just one season.
We asked you whether they should do just that and although it was tight, 58% of Chelsea fans think that the club should just cut their losses on the Spanish frontman…