Transfer

Chelsea preparing £70 million bid for Morata

According to Spanish reports, Chelsea is preparing a massive £70 million bid for the Real Madrid forward, after losing out of

The Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, is allegedly a huge admirer of Alvaro Morata, and is according to AS ready to splash out £70 million for the striker, who scored 20 g0als for Real Madrid last season in all competitions.

The Spaniard is unhappy with his lack of playing time under coach, Zinedine Zidane, which is the thing that drives him towards a new club.

According to the report, Real Madrid is ready to let Morata leave, as they are in pursuit of the young French sensation from last season, Kylian Mbappe from Monaco.

Alvaro Morata, who came back to Real Madrid in 2016 for £23 million from Juventus, is expected to be offered a contract of 4-5 years with more than the £115.000 he earns at Bernabeu per week.

Morata will not travel with the rest of the team to USA for their pre-season tour later this week.