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Chelsea Set To Complete Signing Of Alvaro Morata From Real Madrid

AlvaroMorata will arrive in London tomorrow morning, according to various sources

He was due to travel to China with Real Madrid but is expected to undergo a medical at Chelsea with a view to signing a five-year contract.

The fee is believed to be in the region of €80m (£70.6m).

Discussions have been ongoing with Madrid since Chelsea lost out on their first-choice forward addition, Romelu Lukaku, to Manchester United, with a breakthrough achieved on Wednesday.

It is believed Chelsea will pay around £70million to land Morata, That will set a new club record transfer for Chelsea, whose current highest outgoing fee is the £50m they paid for Fernando Torres in 2011.

Chelsea had been leaving their options open and held talks with a number of clubs and agents regarding Morata, Andrea Belotti and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

But the Premier League champions made a breakthrough in negotiations with Real over Morata on Wednesday and hope to conclude a deal swiftly.

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