Chelsea fans have reason to be celebrating in the Football Transfer Tavern this evening as it has become clear that they are leading the way in the race to sign one of the most sought after players this summer.
Reports from Spain have reached the Landlord here at the Tavern from Spanish newspaper Marca, who are reporting that despite Morata having only just returned to Madrid, the club are ready to sell and Chelsea are looking most likely to be his destination.
Morata has attracted interest from many Premier League clubs who seem to still be interest despite the now inflated price since leaving Juventus, with Man United and London rivals, Arsenal also being linked with the Spaniard.
However, the factor making Stamford Bridge the more attractive offer is the chance for the forward to link up with the new Chelsea boss, Antonio Conte, who talked the 23-year-old into a move to the Juventus Stadium in the first place.
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