Alvaro Morata is finding his form again as he’s scored six times in a row for Atletico, becoming the primary striking option for Simeone.
Since the start of the season, Morata scored five league goals in seven starts for Atletico.
The Spaniard added two in the Champions League, establishing himself as the top goalscorer for Los Colchoneros.
However, before finding his new life at Atletico, Morata struggled at Chelsea.
“In England, I had the feeling that when I missed [a chance], my teammates were looking at me as if I wasn’t going to do anything good,” he told Marca.
“I told my wife that we were going to go as far away as possible in January. I couldn’t deal with this pressure.
“Atleti came up, I had six or seven big offers, and Chelsea wanted me to stay, but I decided to do what I’d been looking to do for various summers.”
Alvaro Morata on his time with Chelsea: "When I was in Chelsea I didn't feel like doing anything, leaving home, talking to people, nothing. The only thing I had in mind was playing and being happy and in the end it was the opposite." pic.twitter.com/F7DxWiM3lz
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One of Europe’s journeymen looks like he found his home. After playing for Real Madrid, Juventus, and Chelsea, Morata looks adamant to stay home in Atletico.
Simeone and his men look to disrupt Barcelona at the top. The beginning is promising. Despite a rough start of the season, they are just a point behind Barcelona and Real Madrid.