Chelsea fans here in the Tavern are growing in concern as some light is shed on a possible heart-wrenching departure.
The Blues have endured a tough start to their 2017-18 campaign, with the first 11 games being stricken with injuries, rifts and inconsistencies. But with the highly sought after Antonio Conte in charge, it looks as if a revival is still in check.
In recent times, Chelsea fans and neutrals have enjoyed the punishing figures of Didier Drogba, Andriy Shevchenko and Gianfranco Zola. This time around, its been down to Alvaro Morata to start his Chelsea legacy, looking to implement similar styles to the greats.
Morata joined from Spanish giants Real Madrid during the summer for a fee that could accumulate up to £70 million. Having played 15 games in all competitions for the Blues, he’s managed to score 8 goals which is a pretty impressive return considering there was an injury in the midst of it all.
But for a man who’s scored in around half of the games he’s featured in, is he worth that amount of money in this day and age?
However, the Spanish international has recently suggested he’d be open to a return to Real Madrid one day, claiming he remains a fan of Los Blancos, despite their decision to sell him.
So as the exit looks to be the best bet for both parties, here are TWO possible replacements for the Spanish forward…