The Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern were pretty happy when Alvaro Morata moved to Stamford Bridge from Real Madrid. Chelsea desperately needed a new forward, and he seemingly ticked all of the boxes. Indeed, their delight was magnified after the Spaniard made a fantastic start to life at Chelsea, and he quickly became a real fan favourite of our resident Blues.
However, over the last few months, that love has slowly faded away. His goals have dried up, whilst the last month or two have been marred by injuries to the Spaniard.
Indeed, he hasn’t played for the Blues since the 17th of January, and given that he’s the Blues’ first choice forward, that has been a problem for the club.
Unfortunately, though, Antonio Conte’s latest update is likely to provide further concern for fans. The Italian has revealed that Morata is out of contention once again ahead of Chelsea’s clash with West Brom on Monday.
Conte reports that Morata will not be available for Monday's game. He does not know how long his recovery will take. Giroud is in contention for the match.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) February 9, 2018
Unsurprisingly, this news hasn’t gone down too well with the Blues over on Twitter. Indeed, fans have responded to this Tweet from Chelsea in their droves, and many of the responses have been negative.
In truth, it appears as though Morata has gone from Stamford Bridge hero to pantomime villain.
Take a look at what they’ve had to say below…
1 fit striker in the squad. Top job all around.
— Michael Hynes (@mickeyhynes) February 9, 2018
loan him to Vitsesse
— SHEGS (@shegs_akinz) February 9, 2018
Morata has made a mockery of chelsea this season
— Sushant (@ImySushant) February 9, 2018
@AlvaroMorata is a soft player I understand back pain.but Fabregas played almost his Barcelona career with back pain.
— #SupportConte (@prodyut28) February 9, 2018
What's he doing at @ChelseaFC sell him in the summer, he's useless should've gotten rid of him instead of Batshuayi
— Chronicles of .G™ (@wakuma_glane) February 9, 2018
nobody cares about Morata. Play Giroud pls.
— Kreese (@itsmecheram) February 9, 2018
Send him back to Madrid
— Frank Lampard FC (@EnglishGunman) February 9, 2018
This Morata is too soft!!!
— Baelor the Barrister (@soc_obaro) February 9, 2018
What a weak player Morata is
— Tait (@Tait_007) February 9, 2018
— Max (@maxkleinman) February 9, 2018
Chelsea fans – thoughts?
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