AC Milan close to signing Real Madrid striker Morata

Chelsea continue to be linked with a number of striking options, with Andrea Belotti of Torino, Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Manchester City star Sergio Aguero all being pursued.

Ander Herrera has spoken of his disappointment at Manchester United’s failure to wrap up a deal for countryman Alvaro Morata, having assumed they would be teammates next season.

Chelsea were then expected to step up their interest after failing to re-sign the Belgium worldwide from Everton.

“Now that it’s come to a head, now that Lukaku to United has happened, Chelsea for Morata is his best option to leave”.

The Italian is eager to add the 24-year-old to his squad although the two clubs are yet to reach a financial agreement.

Sources close to the English club have told ESPN FC that they expect Madrid to make a new offer for De Gea in the coming weeks, although Blancos coach Zinedine Zidane reportedly has faith in his current No. 1 Keylor Navas. We will not be the ones who put a price on a Real Madrid player. “It is a pity he is not with us, but he is a top striker and will be a success wherever he is”. The Spaniard did struggle to adapt to the rigours of the Premier League initially, but has since developed remarkably to become a true force to be reckoned with as a shot stopper. After failing out of favour with Pep Guardiola in the 2013/14 season though, the player made his way to Real Madrid, who beat stiff competition to secure his services.

“It’s quite a great experience the fact we worked together already for a few months and during the time when I was at Chelsea and when he was at Everton our relationship was always very close, despite it not working well for us together”.

“I think he’s going to stay”.