Chelsea confirm Morata Agreement

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Premier League champions Chelsea have agreed an initial fee in excess of £58 million with Real Madrid for Spanish striker Alvaro Morata.

The Blues confirmed the Morata agreement in an official statement published on club’s website without revealing the fee however.

The player has already said goodbye to his Real Madrid teammates and is expected to arrive in London shortly to discuss personal terms and undergo a medical in London.

Alvaro Morata was expected to join Manchester United earlier this summer, but Red Devils opted to go for Romelu Lukaku instead. The Spanish striker comes to Chelsea as a direct replacement for wantaway star Diego Costa who is said to be closing in on a return to Atletico Madrid.