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Chelsea To Hijack Man Utd Deal For Real Star?

Chelsea To Hijack Manchester United Deal For Real Madrid Star?

By David Kappel - Jun 19, 2017 09:52 AM @kappilinho

Chelsea could upset their former manager Jose Mourinho as they are reportedly planning to hijack Manchester United's transfer for a Real Madrid star.

Read: Reports: Why Ronaldo Wants To Leave Real

The Blues, who lifted the 2016/17 Premier League title but are yet to make any new additions to their team ahead of the next campaign, apparently want to hijack Alvaro Morata's potential move to Old Trafford, as reported by the Daily Mirror.

Antonio Conte is said to be keen on buying Morata after already luring him to Juventus – however, despite signing him for the Bianconeri, the tactician and player never actually worked together because the coach began his work as Italy boss before Morata arrived in Turin.

The Italian apparently sees the 24-year-old Real striker as the perfect replacement for Diego Costa.

Morata, though, is understood to have agreed personal terms with United already, but Chelsea's rivals are yet to settle on a transfer fee with Los Blancos.

Blues owner Roman Abramovich has now reportedly sanctioned a last-minute bid to sign Morata.

Chelsea have also been heavily linked with a move for Everton's Romelu Lukaku, while Conte reportedly told Costa that he is not in his planning for next season.

Find all updates on latest rumours and confirmed deals in our Transfer Centre!

Morata scored 20 goals in 43 games for Real last season, and is apparently keen to leave the Santiago Bernabeu in order to become the main striker at a new club.

United or Chelsea – where would you like to see Morata next season? Have your say in the comments section below.


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DUNCOLE Joined: 04 Jun 2017
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DUNCOLE Jun 19, 2017 05:52 PM
Home is where the heart is
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Konvict10 Jun 19, 2017 04:57 PM
Morata is good when he coming from bench
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CECIL M Jun 19, 2017 03:02 PM
MAN U BOY
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stones 7774 Jun 19, 2017 01:29 PM
Hope he goes to MAN U
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Babewami Jun 19, 2017 01:11 PM
Costa must go to man U if Morata is lost
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Mina d dog Jun 19, 2017 12:52 PM
May the best team win
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MOKOKOTLO Jun 19, 2017 12:40 PM
even if the blues do get morata they will regret loosing the bulldozer - costa is a machine and i do not know why he doesn`t get along with the coach but well who knows
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musah005 Jun 19, 2017 12:30 PM
Which is which exactly editor?
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yuri10 Jun 19, 2017 11:42 AM
Go get Morata n mbappe coach
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Arturo23 Jun 19, 2017 11:33 AM
He'll be the perfect and suitable acquisition for The Blues! I'd like to see him in Blue and White stripes next season; not Reds!!!
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CR7 Reign Jun 19, 2017 11:26 AM
Go for other players.....Man Red have already agreed terms with the player.Connte must look other strikers like Rooney,Benzema,Higuin.....leav e Morata tlhe
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kzorog Jun 19, 2017 11:23 AM
Plz conte sign him
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m3nga's Jun 19, 2017 10:49 AM
if u really know football..Chelsea suites morata perfectly
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Mumm_Rubi Jun 19, 2017 10:30 AM
He's a top finisher
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