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Alvaro Morata: Chelsea complete £60m deal for Real Madrid striker

Chelsea have completed the £60m signing of striker Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid on a five-year-deal. The Spain international, 24, scored 20 goals last season after rejoining Real from Italian champions Juventus. Morata won La Liga and the Champions League, but the majority of his appearances were as a substitute. Premier League champions Chelsea have also signed goalkeeper Willy Caballero, defender Antonio Rudiger and midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko this summer. Morata will now join up with the Blues squad on their pre-season tour of Asia. “Alvaro has proven class at the…

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Chelsea FC: How Antonio Conte's team could line up next season with Morata, Bakayoko and one more summer signing

Courtois will remain Chelsea’s number one next season and will be looking to add another Golden Glove to his personal trophy cabinet. Thursday, July 20, 2017 It’s been a slow but steady summer transfer window, so far, from Chelsea. Antonio Conte has strengthened in midfield and is on the verge of signing a £60m striker, with the possibility of others to follow. So how could Chelsea’s strongest XI look next season? Scroll through the gallery above to take a look at a predicted Blues line-up. Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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Alvaro Morata's career is 'the story of a shattered dream' – talkSPORT's Spanish editor gives verdict on new Chelsea forward

Alvaro Morata is set for a move to Chelsea Thursday, July 20, 2017 Alvaro Morata’s career is the story of a shattered dream but the striker will be ready to hit the ground running at Chelsea, according to talkSPORT Spanish editor Alvaro Romeo. After missing out on first choice transfer target Romelu Lukaku, the Blues are due to sign the Real Madrid forward to be their first choice goal-getter next season after agreeing terms on Wednesday. Morata has had to play second fiddle behind Karim Benzema at the Bernabeu and was re-signed…

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Chelsea agree deal for Real Madrid striker Morata

Chelsea have agreed a deal to sign Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata for a fee reported to be about £70m. The Spain international must now agree personal terms and pass a medical to complete the transfer. The 24-year-old would be the Premier League champions’ fourth signing of the summer, after goalkeeper Willy Caballero, defender Antonio Rudiger and midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko. Morata scored 20 goals last season after rejoining Real from Juventus. He won La Liga and the Champions League, but the majority of his appearances were as a substitute. Morata…

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Chelsea FC news: Antonio Conte signs new two-year contract, and this is what fans think

Antonio Conte has signed a new two-year deal with Chelsea Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Antonio Conte has agreed a new two-year deal with Chelsea having guided the west London club to the Premier League title last season. The Italian has put pen to paper on improved terms, though it is believed the deal is NOT an extension; he signed a three-year contact last summer, and this new two-year deal is still set to expire in the summer of 2019. It is hard to deny Conte deserves an improved deal, given…

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Chelsea boss Conte signs new two-year contract

Media playback is not supported on this device Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has signed an improved two-year deal with the Premier League champions. The new deal does not extend Conte’s commitment to the club, as he signed a three-year contract on his arrival in west London in the summer of 2016. “I am very happy to have signed a new contract,” said the Italian, 47. “We worked extremely hard in our first year to achieve something amazing, which I am very proud of. Now we must work even harder to…

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