Antonio Conte pushing to make star striker his first Chelsea signing – report

Antonio Conte wants to make Alvaro Morata his first Chelsea signing, say reports

Antonio Conte is keen to push through a deal to bring Alvaro Morata to Chelsea as he first signing at Stamford Bridge, according to reports.

The Spain international has long been linked with a transfer to the Premier League and is said to have attracted interest from both Arsenal and Manchester United in recent months.

Conte is currently preparing for his first season in charge of the west London club as is already thought to have set about identifying the players to bolster his squad in the current transfer window.

Now, Gianluca Di Marzio is reporting that incoming Chelsea boss Conte is desperate to secure the services of Morata this summer as he prepares for his switch to west London.

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Morata – who scored in Spain’s 3-0 win over Turkey at Euro 2016 on Friday night – has netted 27 goals in 93 games for Juve since making his debut for the Serie A club back in 2014.

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