Chelsea ace Morata complete Atletico Madrid move

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 23/01/2019

Chelsea ace striker Alvaro Morata has completed his move to Atletico Madrid, according to a report in Cadena Ser.

The former Real Madrid striker returned to Madrid in an 18-month loan for a €7.5m fee, Morata joined Chelsea from Real Madrid for €65m two seasons ago but he has struggled to regain his form after he switched to England.

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Atletico Madrid has the option to re-sign the striker next season after the Spanish international reached an agreement with the Rojiblancos.

The move is expected to be finalised this week and he would be unveiled at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.

The former Madrid forward was once an Atletico Player during his youth career, he was also courted by Barcelona and Sevilla by he chose to move to Atletico Madrid.

Atletico would have to let go some of their players to accommodate the wage of Morata, the futures of forwards Nikola Kalinic and Gelson Martins – who is negotiating with Monaco – are said to be doubtful with the capital club.