Alvaro Morata Reveals Chelsea Were Ready To Make Him The Most Expensive Spanish Player Ever 

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Alvaro Morata has revealed that Chelsea were interested in him before he decided to re-join Real Madrid from Juventus.

“Chelsea showed the most interest,” the striker told German publication Sport Bild. “Antonio Conte had already signed me for Juventus and it was a very good offer this time. I would have been the most expensive Spanish player ever.”

‘(But) Real said that they have me in their plans. and that was always a dream of mine.’

It was expected that Real would sell Morata on for a bigger fee after two impressive seasons in Italy.

However, Morata committed himself to Real after learning from Zinedine Zidane that he had a big role to play at the club.

The magazine also report the Blues were ready to play £60m for his services.

The Spanish forward was heavily linked with a move to London, with both Chelsea and Arsenal interested.​

TOP FIVE MOST EXPENSIVE SPANISH PLAYERS

1 – Fernando Torres to Chelsea (£50m)

2 – Juan Mata to Manchester United (£37.1m)

3 – Cesc Fabregas to Barcelona (£35m)

4 – David Villa to Barcelona (£34.2m)

5 – Asier Illarramendi to Real Madrid (£34m)

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