Morata wants to leave Chelsea: Gonzalo Higuain could join as his replacement

Chelsea will kick-start their new Premier League season in two weeks from now under new head-coach Maurizio Sarri who joined the club earlier this summer to replace his compatriot Antonio Conte.

The Blues went through a torrid season last campaign under Conte a season after he guarded the Premier League club to the Premier League title.

According to reports reaching us, Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata could be on his way back to Italy, after reportedly consenting to a move to the San Siro with AC Milan.

The €65m+rated striker joined Chelsea last summer from Juventus as a replacement in team for then striker Diego Costa but struggled to make an impact in the Premier League with the Blues despite a promising start.

Following a disappointing year with Chelsea – in which he netted 11 goals league goals – Morata was omitted from Spain’s World Cup squad and he now looks to leave London.

As reported by Sky Sports Italy journalist, Gianluca Di Marzio, the striker has said yes to joining AC Milan, but Chelsea’s valuations of around €65m-70m seems to be a stumbling block for the striker.

The Blues coughed £58 million for his signing in 2017 and as per The Telegraph, the Premier League club would be keen on making some good profit on their investment as a fee is negotiated between the two clubs.

In order to compete on various fronts, Chelsea will arguably need more firepower than that duo can provide, and so it remains to be seen if they’re forced to replace Morata or not.

Higuain, 282 career goals under his belt, would be a wise signing for the Blues to lead their line next season who would serve as great competition for likes of Olivier Giroud and Michy Batshuayi next season.

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