first_img Reuters LondonJanuary 28, 2019UPDATED: January 28, 2019 22:23 IST Alvaro Morata has scored 24 goals in 72 appearances for Chelsea (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSAlvaro Morata has joined Atletico Madrid on loan until the end of next seasonMorata had joined Chelsea in July 2017 and made 72 appearancesMorata’s last appearance for Chelsea was against Nottingham Forest on January 5Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has joined Atletico Madrid on loan until the end of next season, the Spanish side said in a statement on Monday.The 26-year-old had a medical in Spain on Sunday ahead of the move after Chelsea signed Argentina international Gonzalo Higuain on loan last week.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 [email protected] will wear number 22!You can now purchase his shirt in our stores! https://t.co/vlRifIGf4k#AúpaAtleti #BienvenidoMorata pic.twitter.com/02olCsRARUAtlético de Madrid (@atletienglish) January 28, 2019His last appearance for Chelsea was against Nottingham Forest on January 5 where he scored both goals in a 2-0 FA Cup victory.”Morata has proven himself as a prolific goalscorer in some of Europe’s most competitive leagues,” Atletico said on their website.”With Morata’s arrival, we add a very talented striker to our club, who has the ability to score with his feet and his head thanks to his height… and to combine with his team mates.”For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byJepher Nickels Tags :Follow Alvaro MorataFollow Atletico MadridFollow Chelsea Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata moves to Atletico Madrid on loanAlvaro Morata had a medical in Spain on Sunday ahead of the move after Chelsea signed Argentina international Gonzalo Higuain on loan last week. Morata’s last appearance for Chelsea was against Nottingham Forest on January 5.advertisementlast_img

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