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Chelsea to suffer big loss in potential Morata move to Sevilla

Reports suggest that Sevilla are set to make a loan move for Alvaro Morata in a deal that will see the Blues suffer a big loss. The La Liga outfit are prepared to sign the Spain international on a season-long loan and make the deal permanent in the summer.

According to the Guardian, Sevilla want to pay £5m for the loan move and an additional £35m in the summer to make the deal permanent. This is a far cry from the £60m the Blues paid to sign Alvaro Morata from Juventus in 2017, seeing he still has age on his side.

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Reports are rife in the Spanish media that there has been a meeting between Sevilla’s director of football, Joaquin Caparros and Morata’s agent Juanma Lopez to discuss a possible move.

Chelsea are reportedly open to the departure of the striker who has struggled and failed to put in consistent performances for the Blues, although a deal will only be sanctioned after they’ve got a suitable replacement.

The likes of Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson, AC Milan’s Gonzalo Higuain, and Inter Milan’s Mauro Icardi have been linked with Chelsea.

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