REVEALED! Chelsea failed to sign Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata this summer despite £60MILLION offer

21 Sep

Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata has revealed that Chelsea made a £60million offer to sign him this summer.

The 23-year-old recently returned to the Bernabeu after spending a two-year spell at Italian champions Juventus.

And now Morata has revealed the extent of Chelsea’s interest in bringing him to Stamford Bridge during the recent transfer window.

“They [Chelsea] really wanted to sign me, they made a big offer,” said Morata told ESPN.

“Chelsea offered £60 million to sign me that would have made me the most expensive Spanish footballer of all time.

“Real, however, said no.

“They wanted to keep me and that’s a great achievement for me. Wearing the Real Madrid shirt is a dream came true.”


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