Alvaro Morata sends clear message to Chelsea FC fans about his future
Alvaro Morata reveals that he is determined to stay at Chelsea FC and fight for a spot at Stamford Bridge
Alvaro Morata has revealed that he is determined to stay at Chelsea FC and fight for a place in the first team at Stamford Bridge.
The Spanish striker’s situation at the west London club has been a constant source of uncertainty this summer after his mixed first season at Stamford Bridge.
Morata started last term strongly after having joined from Real Madrid last summer, but his form tailed off towards the second half of the campaign after he struggled with a back injury.
The 25-year-old has been linked with a return to Italy, but the striker has now indicated his desire to stay at Chelsea FC and fight for a spot in the first team.
Speaking in an interview quoted by Sky Sports, Morata said: “A lot of things have changed in our lives and the only thing I have in my head now is to score, score, score! Then to come back home and stay with my babies and my wife.
“The easiest thing would have been to leave Chelsea this year. I could have gone back to Italy. My wife is Italian, it is one hour to her home.
“I could have gone back to Spain, I had a lot of offers. More money.
“But I want to fight. I have had low pressure, because I had already played in Italy and Spain and done good things. But I decided to stay here, I wanted to.”
Chelsea FC are currently getting used to life under new manager Maurizio Sarri.
The Italian was brought in as the club’s new manager last month after the Blues opted to sack Antonio Conte at the end of last season.
Morata will be hoping to prove himself as worthy of a regular spot in the first team next season as the west London side look to break back into the top four at the very least.