Atletico Madrid announce loan signing of Morata from Chelsea

WION Web Team
Spain Updated: Jan 28, 2019, 11:16 PM(IST)

A file photo of Alvaro Morata. Photograph:( Reuters )

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The striker, who had a disappointing time at Chelsea, passed his medical on Sunday, Atletico Madrid, his first club, said in a statement on its website.

Atletico Madrid reached an agreement with Chelsea for the loan signing of Alvaro Morata until the end of next season.

The two clubs announced the news on Monday.

The striker, who had a disappointing time at Chelsea, passed his medical on Sunday, Atletico Madrid, his first club, said in a statement on its website.

Morata spend four seasons at Atletico's academy before signing for rivals Real Madrid. He also played for Juventus before joining Chelsea in July 2017 and scored 24 goals in 72 appearances for the London club.

His last appearance for Chelsea was against Nottingham Forest on January 5 where he scored both goals in a 2-0 FA Cup victory.
 

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