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SportMorata not thinking about Chelsea return

13:10  18 april  2019
13:10  18 april  2019 Source:   readsport.co

Barcelona boss confirms Morata talks took place in January

Barcelona boss confirms Morata talks took place in January Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has revealed that he was in talks over a deal to sign Alvaro Morata in January. Valverde has said that talks took place, but Morata decided not to sign for the Catalonia club. Morata left Chelsea in January to sign for Atletico Madrid on an 18-month loan, but he could have been playing at the Camp Nou if the talks had gone differently. The forward has had a good start to his Atletico career, with four goals in nine La Liga matches for the club. As quoted by Football London, Valverde said this: “It’s true there were conversations with him but also with other players. He signed for Atletico Madrid, he is playing in the starting 11.” “Good.

Morata scored with a header back in his native Madrid as Chelsea became the first English team to win away against Atletico. He returned to fitness and scored against Tottenham in the league, as well as in quarter- and semi-final FA Cup wins over Leicester and Southampton respectively.

Alvaro Morata has admitted that he considered leaving Chelsea for a return to either Spain or Italy before the transfer window closed. The Blues striker revealed that he was thinking about leaving Stamford Bridge after a nightmare second half to the 2017-18 Premier League season.

Morata not thinking about Chelsea return © Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images Sport Deportivo Alaves v Club Atletico de Madrid - La Liga

Alvaro Morata has indicated he has no intentions of going back to Chelsea.

Morata, 26, failed to impress at Stamford Bridge when he joined the Blues from Real Madrid back in 2017.

Morata scored 24 goals in 72 games for the club but never really became a fan favourite because of his inconsistency.

Morata not thinking about Chelsea return © Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images Sport Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images Sport

The Spanish international joined Atletico Madrid in the January transfer window on an 18-month loan spell.

Since arriving at the Wanda Metropolitano, Morata has notched up five goals in just 10 league games for the Spanish side.

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Alvaro Morata has admitted that he considered leaving Chelsea for a return to either Spain or Italy before the transfer window closed. "There are times when I stopped appreciating coming here. You do not think about every match you play with the Spanish national team until you have to watch the

Alvaro Morata is not available for the game at Huddersfield Town and David Luiz remains out injured, Antonio Conte has reported. The boss will have to find a different solution up front for our first Premier League meeting with the Terriers, though he has been boosted by the return to fitness of Danny

Reports from AS, via Sport Witness, suggest that the striker has ‘no plans to return to Chelsea’ and that he is ‘very happy’ about his decision to join Atletico.

With attacking options such as Antoine Griezmann and Diego Costa, Morata is still a massive influence in the side.

Morata not thinking about Chelsea return © Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images Sport Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images Sport

If Chelsea decide that they want the player back, they will only have a small amount of time in July to do so, otherwise, the Spanish giants could open negotiations for a permanent deal.

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