Alvaro Morata is almost certain to move to Chelsea
Premier League champions Chelsea have reached an agreement with Real Madrid on the purchase of Spanish national team striker Alvaro Morata.
In its official web site, the Blues confirmed this news, though not mention how many numbers they will pay to redeem the former Juventus striker.
However reports BBC Sport claims the two clubs agreed a transfer value in the 70 million pounds, or no less than 1.2 trillion rupiah. That number will be the highest purchase record in Chelsea’s history.
Chelsea now live to reach a personal agreement with Alvaro Morata. After that the players will be medical tests and official introductions can be done.
The 24-year-old striker will be a fourth recruitment Chelsea in the transfer market this summer, after goalkeeper Willy Caballero, Antonio Rudiger defender, and midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko.
Alvaro Morata scored 20 goals last season, after rejoining Madrid from Juventus. His contribution plays a role in the success of Los Blancos champions La Liga and Champions League, although most of his performances stem from the bench.
Previous Manchester United reportedly interested in signing Alvaro Morata, but ended up choosing Romelu Lukaku from Everton they purchase with a value of 75 million pounds.
Since penetrating the Spanish senior team in 2014, until now Morata has recorded 20 caps. Earlier this complete striker helped the Spanish champions at Euro U-21 in 2013, as well as the U-19 European Championship in 2011. (Source: Chelseafc.com, BBC Sport)
Manchester City Interested in Boyong Pepe Reina
Manchester City are interested in bringing former Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina to Etihad Stadium Maxbet Terbaik Terpercaya . Manchester City have made an offer to Napoli related to the transfer of Reina.
Pepe Reina became one of Pep Guardiola’s choice to keep the crossbar City starting 2017/2018 season. Talks have been made before to smooth the plan to bring the Spanish goalkeeper.
As reported by Goal, three million euros bid has been proposed Manchester City to bring the 34-year-old goalkeeper. However, Napoli opened the price in the figure of five million euros for club enthusiasts platoon-headed players.
Negotiations were made by both clubs, and expected both to reach an agreement in the near future. Not without reason Pep Guardiola wants Reina in the squad Manchester City.
City’s young goalkeeper, Angus Gunn 21, will move to Norwich City 2017/2018 season on loan. This is one reason Pep wanted to bring Reina back to England to become one of the goalkeeper The Citizens.
Reina is expected to make a decision soon. Talks with Napoli have been going on in recent days. Compared to replacing Claudio Bravo’s position at Etihad, Reina wants to keep up with new goalkeeper City, Ederson to become the main goalkeeper.
Bravo is believed to be leaving Manchester City this summer. However, Chile’s international goalkeeper is still waiting for the right offer, after having rejected several clubs expressing interest.
Monaco midfielder immediately medical test at Chelsea
Chelsea are reportedly one step away from getting US midfielder Monaco, Tiemoue Bakayoko. In fact, the 22-year-old midfielder was called immediately perform medical tests at Chelsea.
As reported by Sky Sports, Bakayoko actually dijawalkan undergo medical tests some time ago. But the test was postponed because he suffered a mild knee injury at the end of last season.
To bring Bakayoko, Chelsea must pour funds 35 to 40 million pounds sterling or Rp 689 billion. Bakayoko is said to be participating in Chelsea’s preseason tour to Singapore.
Bakayoko became one of the players who shone with AS Monaco last season along with Kylian Mbappe and Thomas Lemar. Its performance in midfield helped Monaco win the French League the first time since 17 years ago.
Open Matic Exit
Bakayoko’s arrival to Stamford Bridge could have opened the Nemanja Matic exit from Chelsea. Serbian midfielder was reportedly going to join Manchester United (MU).
Matic is prepared to replace aging Michael Carrick. Matic is expected due to factors proximity to Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho.
As is known, Matic is one of the mainstay players Mourinho when he menukangi Chelsea. Yes, it was Mourinho who developed Matic skills during Chelsea.