Álvaro Morata is scheduled to arrive on Saturday night to Madrid after reaching an agreement between Atlético and Chelsea for their assignment until 2020, which is not yet official, but which they confirm from the club rojiblanco. After a long negotiation that was necessary before the march of Higuain to Chelsea and Piatek to Milan, the clubs have resolved the operation that contains a complex bouquet of agreements. The main one is that Chelsea can recover Morata at the end of this course, as long as it is not to sell the player. If this case were given, at the same time Atlético could execute a purchase option, but at a high price. These terms are still being refined between the parties, as well as the margins of days that would be in the windows of signings for a club or another to exercise their options,
At age 26, Atletico a new challenge for Morata after a season and a half at Chelsea, where he landed in exchange for 80 million euros from Real Madrid in July 2017. Before he played three campaigns in the first white team ( 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2016-17) and two at Juventus de Torino (2014-15 and 2015-16).
Now he returns to the rojiblanco team -whose squad went to cadet and was a teammate of Koke Resurrección, before leaving for Getafe and then to Real Madrid-, after participating in the first stage of this exercise in 24 games and scoring nine goals with Chelsea under the command of Italian coach Maurizio Sarri.
Morata will undergo medical examination on Sunday and will be presented at the beginning of the week. His arrival generated a point of division between the supporters of Atlético in the match against Getafe. The song that emerged from the bottom of Atlético's ultras – "Less Morata and more Borja Garcés" – was answered by the vast majority of the rest of the stadium with whistles. I]Already in press conference, Diego Pablo Simeone was aligned with the followers who give the approval to Morata forgetting his Madrid past: "The opinion is respectable and people can say what they want. I look for players that serve the club and the team, "said Simeone.