• Cristiano Ronaldo is a machine – Morata

    Cristiano Ronaldo is a machine – Morata

    Alvaro Morata defended Cristiano Ronaldo in the wake of his underwhelming performance in Real Madrid’s 3-0 La Liga win over Leganes on Sunday.

    The Portugal international endured a match to forget as he only managed three attempts on goal during 90 minutes, with none of them hitting the target.

    Ronaldo has now failed to find the net in four of his last five appearances in all competitions, although he did score a hat-trick against Alaves last weekend.

    Morata is not worried about his […]

  • Cultural Leonesa 1-7 Real Madrid: Morata & Asensio on fire in Copa del Rey

    Cultural Leonesa 1-7 Real Madrid: Morata & Asensio on fire in Copa del Rey

    The absences of Ronaldo, Benzema and Bale were barely felt by the visitors in a painfully one-sided first leg, as their second string attack carved through Wednesday’s opponents.

    Alvaro Morata and Marco Asensio led the way as a much-changed Real Madrid eased to a 7-1 win at third-tier Cultural Leonesa in the Copa del Rey round-of-32 first leg on Wednesday.

    Madrid’s esteemed attacking trio of Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale were among those rested, but the visitors cruised in their […]

  • Ronaldo has ‘goal addiction’ – Morata

    Ronaldo has ‘goal addiction’ – Morata

    The Portugal international is only human and also misses chances, his team-mate said after making the difference for the Merengue with a late strike.

    Alvaro Morata believes Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo is addicted to scoring goals after the star missed numerous chances against Athletic Bilbao.

    Ronaldo was wasteful but was saved by Morata, who came off the bench on his 24th birthday to score an 83rd-minute winner in the 2-1 victory at the Santiago Bernabeu.

    Morata defended Ronaldo for his performance on […]

  • Zidane insists Morata will remain a Madrid player

    Zidane insists Morata will remain a Madrid player

    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has no intention of allowing Alvaro Morata to leave the European champions amid reported interest from the Premier League.

    Morata is back in the Spanish capital after Madrid activated their $44.16 million buy-back option to lure the 23-year-old back from Juventus.

    Despite returning to the Santiago Bernabeu, Morata has been linked with a subsequent transfer to Chelsea.

    Zidane, however, intends to keep hold of the Spain international, who started and played 64 minutes in Madrid’s 3-2 win over […]

  • Chelsea ready third bid for Alvaro Morata: Real Madrid demand £67m for him

    Chelsea ready third bid for Alvaro Morata: Real Madrid demand £67m for him

    CHELSEA are ready to make a third bid for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata with the Spanish giants demanding £67million for the Spain striker.

    Antonio Conte is desperate to sign Alvaro Morata for Chelsea

    Chelsea have already had offers of £50m and £62m turned down by Real but new manager Antonio Conte is a massive fan of the 23-year-old and is determined to get his man.

    Real activated the £23.5m release clause in Morata’s contract with Juventus this summer to bring him back […]

  • RUMOURS: Chelsea see €75m Morata bid rejected

    RUMOURS: Chelsea see €75m Morata bid rejected

    The massive offer did not tempt the Blancos into releasing the former Juventus star, while Atletico received a similarly negative reply to a swap deal with Jose Maria Gimenez.

    Real Madrid are determined to keep Alvaro Morata at the Santiago Bernabeu and turned down a bid worth €75 million from Chelsea, according to Cadena Ser.

    The Spain international returned to the club from Juventus after Madrid exercised their buyback option and was initally expected to be sold on for a profit.

    However, Real […]