Monday July 7 2014
'Morata close to Juve'

Alvaro Morata’s agent has told reporters that his client is ‘close to Juventus’ after talks with Real Madrid.

The young striker found playing time hard to come by last season, sitting behind Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale and Jese in the pecking order.

As such, several top European sides have been linked with the 21-year-old this summer, including Arsenal, Tottenham and Wolfsburg.

But after talks with the leaders at Santiago Bernabeu this morning, the goalscorer’s representative has insisted that it is Antonio Conte’s men who are at the head of the queue.

“Morata is closer to Juventus,” Juanma Lopez told AS briefly.”

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