Just over halfway through the transfer window and any plans to jettison Alvaro Morata, albeit on loan for the remainder of the season or on a permanent basis, have yet to be realised.
Any hopes of a move to Sevilla were dashed with the Spanish club reluctant to meet the fee requested by Chelsea and also the pay demands made by the player himself.
Which, according to our calculations, leaves Atletico Madrid as the one, viable, declared club still interesting.
But, according to the news source, the Daily Mail, that possible move is hanging on a thread.
Our referenced source, if we read this correctly, is of the opinion that Chelsea are looking to get rid of Morata on a permanent basis, either now or as part of a loan deal that includes a permanent deal upon the loan spell completion.
However, our quoted source reckons the deal is in trouble because Atletico Madrid only want to take 26-year-old Morata on loan until the end of the season.
Perhaps, just perhaps, another scenario might develop over the coming days that will allow Chelsea to move the striker on in a deal which suits all parties.
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