Atletico Madrid have achieved a concurrence with Chelsea for the loan signing of Alvaro Morata until the finish of next season, the two clubs said on Monday.
The striker, who had a frustrating time at Stamford Bridge, passed his restorative on Sunday, the Spanish side, his first club, said in an announcement on its site.
“I’m exceptionally glad and pleased to be here. I can hardly wait to begin preparing, meet my new teams and play,” Morata said.
Morata, 26, played in Atletico’s childhood positions as an adolescent however later joined their city equals Real Madrid in 2008, where he appreciated two separate spells either side of a move to Juventus.
A portion of Atleti’s fans have not overlooked the player’s connects to Real, with a minority notwithstanding reciting against his entry amid the group’s La Liga triumph over Getafe on Saturday.
“Their feeling is decent and individuals can say what they need,” mentor Diego Simeone said after the match. “I search for players that serve the club and the group.”
After a noteworthy begin at Chelsea, Morata lost shape and certainty. He scored 24 goals in 74 appearances for the English club since marking for Chelsea from Real Madrid the mid year of 2017.
Coach Maurizio Sarri conceded a week ago the Spaniard had asked for to leave toward the beginning of this current month.
“Sarri’s inclination for utilizinog Eden Hazard as a focal striker amid the most recent few months, be that as it may, has confined Morata’s contribution,” Chelsea clarified in an announcement, including: “We wish Alvaro the absolute best of fortunes for his advance period.”
Morata will reinforce Simeone’s choices in advance, which as of now incorporate the in-shape Antoine Griezmann and Diego Costa, another marking from Chelsea, who is normal over from damage one month from now.
“With Morata’s entry, we add an exceptionally gifted striker to our club, who can score with his feet and his go to his tallness,” the Atletico proclamation said.
Croatia’s Nikola Kalinic, who joined Atletico in August, could be permitted to leave.
Atletico Madrid, who are second in the Spanish association, have just permitted Portuguese winger Gelson Martins, 23, to join Ligue 1 Monaco on credit until the finish of the period.