Morata to Atlético? I can't confirm or deny anything - Simeone

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"[Morata] wants to leave Chelsea". Five things to know...

Antonio Conte signed Olivier Giroud from Arsenal in January past year to provide competition but the later has scored just one top-flight goals this season.

Morata's club-record £60m move to Chelsea has proved unsuccessful.

Morata missed the Carabao Cup semi-final first-leg defeat to Tottenham Hotspur with what Chelsea described as a "minor hamstring injury".

The problem for Morata, who has struggled to justify his £60m price tag ever since moving to Chelsea from Real Madrid in 2017, is that the Blues are not likely to sanction his exit until they can find a suitable replacement so as not to leave themselves short.

And Caparros has admitted he would like to take Morata to Sevilla.

"I don't speak about players that aren't with us, only those that are".

Michy Batshuayi: Chelsea forward's loan at Valencia to end
We are negotiating the player's exit with various other clubs", Alemany noted. Alemany said on marca.com: " Batshuayi's situation is very clear.


"The player may want to come here over other options, but it is very complicated".

The £58million Chelsea marksman, who last scored in the Premier League on November 4, wants out of Stamford Bridge after losing the confidence of boss Maurizio Sarri and the board.

Atletico joined the hunt for Morata earlier this week in an attempt to replace Diego Costa, who is now recovering from a foot injury.

"Diego Costa would absolutely transform Chelsea's fortunes and, if it was down to me, I'd break the bank to re-sign him", Crouch wrote of the Spanish striker, who is now sidelined following foot surgery.

He went from 8-1 down to 5-4 putting Simeone's Atletico as favourites ahead of La Liga rivals Sevilla.

If that happens, Costa could conceivably become surplus to requirements in the Spanish capital.

"It was a dynamic match between Girona, who tried to hurt us on the break, and us", he said. "We played well in the second half".

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