Alvaro Morata’s expected return date for Chelsea pencilled in – report

Chelsea are optimistic that Alvaro Morata will be back available for their next game, say reports

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Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata Photo: Alvaro Morata/Instagram

Chelsea are optimistic that Alvaro Morata will be fit for their clash with Crystal Palace in their next Premier League game, according to reports in the British media.

The Daily Mail is claiming that the west London club are hoping that his muscular problem is not too serious and that the international break will provide him with enough time to recover.

Morata limped off midway through the first half of Chelsea’s 1-0 defeat by Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday night and was pictured clutching his hamstring.

However, the report in the British newspaper seems to suggest that Chelsea are hoping that he will be back available again when the Blues take on Crystal Palace on Saturday 14 October at Selhurst Park.

Chelsea fans will be hoping to see Morata back in action for the Blues as soon as possible after his flying start to life in a Blues shirt.

The west London side will be aiming to get back to winning ways against Crystal Palace after their defeat by Manchester City left them fourth in the table and six points behind Pep Guardiola’s leaders.

Chelsea won the Premier League title in style in Antonio Conte’s first season in charge at the club last term.

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