Chelsea Tipped To Hijack Man Utd’s Proposed £60m Striker Deal

Chelsea Tipped To Hijack Man Utd's Proposed £60m Striker Deal

Antonio Conte is also in the market for another striker after telling Diego Costa he’s free to leave this summer and the Italian knows Morata from their time together at Juventus.

The Spanish global scored a whopping 20 goals and 6 assists in 43 appearances in all competitions combined, the highest by any Real Madrid player apart from Cristiano Ronaldo, despite largely playing second fiddle to Karim Benzema.

Morata could leave Madrid during the summer window, with both Manchester United and AC Milan interested in the Spain worldwide.

United have recently become the main protagonists in Cristiano Ronaldo’s latest transfer saga, with the Portuguese winger thought to favour a return to Old Trafford over any other move.

The Mirror reports that the Spain worldwide has already agreed terms with the Red Devils, but Chelsea are planning to put forward a £70m bid.

“Calciomercato claim Manchester United, Chelsea and Inter Milan are eagerly awaiting Roma’s final decision as they consider making offers for the Belgium worldwide”.

However, as reported by The Express, Roman Abramovich is ready to bid big money to land Ronaldo, and could even include Eden Hazard in his offer in a player exchange deal.

In an interview with The Guardian in April, he said: ‘Various Premier League coaches called to tell me to play for them.

Lacazette was considering a move to Atletico Madrid but since they were handed a 6 month transfer ban, he now has to find another option.

‘I remember talking to my dad then and him saying: “This guy’s going to win the league there”. And yet I’ve never had the fortune to actually work with him.