Date: 13th April 2017 at 1:34pm
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Speculation that Chelsea Football Club could be looking towards bringing Alvaro Morata to Stamford Bridge, has featured regularly on our pages recently.

Just lately the very man himself has stepped forward and indicated that he can see himself playing for Antonio Conte at some stage of his career.

Now whether that will be at Stamford Bridge or elsewhere remains to be seen.

However, the 24-year-old Spanish striker, currently on the books of Real Madrid, certainly has good words to say with regards to Conte.

Speaking to the Guardian and when pushed on what might happen if Chelsea were to make a bid for him this summer, the striker responded with,

“I can say that, but ?

“I`m very happy at Madrid and they support me.

“But if an offer like that came again and they want to sell, I shouldn`t close doors. I loved Italy but if one day I have to leave, I`m sure it will be to the Premier League.”

“Conte is the manager who most ‘bet` on me, without even ever having had me in his team.

“I`m very conscious of that: he bet on me for Juventus but left before I arrived; then he wanted me at Chelsea come what may. He knows me better than I could imagine, I`m sure, and that`s important: it motivates you to work hard, train well.

“I feel indebted to him because he`s the coach that most trusted in me, most wanted me, who made me feel I could perform at the highest level. And yet I`ve never had the fortune to actually work with him. I`m sure sooner or later I will. The future excites me, whether that`s Madrid or somewhere else. I still have to learn, improve. I can do a lot but I need to play more and for someone to really back me. Either I take off or I end up in a position of comfort, playing games occasionally. I`m no longer the youngest, I`m 24, it`s a big moment.”

Is Morata bound for West London seeking to play regular football or will he remain a bit-part player at Real Madrid?

Your thoughts on the subject matter would be most welcome.

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