Jose Mourinho Keen To Swap De Gea For Alvaro Morata

The Spaniard, however, is considering leaving Real Madrid and Manchester United have made him their top transfer target after that Antoine Griezmann chose to stay for one more season at Atletico Madrid.

Manchester United have had a €60m bid for Alvaro Morata knocked back by Real Madrid, according to Sky Italia.

But the La Liga giants have reportedly rejected the bid, believed to be holding out for as much as £78.6m for the 24-year-old Spanish global.

As per the provided Telegraph link, United are also linked with quality strikers like Lukaku and Belotti but their price tags are very high and therefore, Mourinho regards Morata as a more feasible option.

If United fail to buy the former Juventus player, they will try to sign Torino striker Andrea Belotti.

Morata, who is also said to be a transfer target for AC Milan, scored 20 times in 43 appearances in all competitions for Real last term.

Chelsea divided between Lukaku & Morata.

"Milan? No, I certainly won't be in Italy", he told Mediaset Premium.

Moreover, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who was United's top scorer last season, is unlikely to be handed a new deal after he was sidelined with a long-term knee injury.

Reports in Spain last week claimed that the Spanish striker had flown to Italy to secure a move to the San Siro as part of the Italian club's summer spending spree.

Conte has just led the Blues to their fifth Premier League title but he needs to strengthen his squad ahead of their return to the Champions League and he knows Morata well from their time together in Turin.

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