Chelsea after losing the bid for Lukaku to Manchester United, are more determined than ever to sign Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid as they are set to table a €80million bid for the striker.
Spanish outfit, AS, reports that Antonio Conte has turned his search for a new front man to Spain, after losing out to Manchester United on his number one target this summer.
Morata himself had seemingly been on course to United, with Chelsea favorite to sign Lukaku, but the situation has now been turned on its head. The Spain striker’s representatives have said he will “keep fighting”.
“We must keep fighting, as there’s no alternative,” is the comment coming from Morata’s camp, according to Spanish publication, Marca. Morata had previously hinted he would love to work with Blues boss, Antonio Conte, at some point in his career