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Wednesday September 14 2016
Morata: 'I couldn't join Napoli'

Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata confirms “Napoli approached me this summer, but I could never go there out of respect for Juventus.”

The Spain international spent two years at Juve before Real Madrid activated their buy-back option for €30m.

This evening he was decisive with a last-gasp goal to beat Sporting CP 2-1 in the Champions League opener.

“I was sad to leave Juventus, but this is football,” Morata told Mediaset Premium.

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Wednesday September 7 2016
Morata: ‘Glad Chiellini is suspended’

Alvaro Morata is glad former Juventus teammate Giorgio Chiellini is suspended for Italy-Spain - “my ankles are grateful…”

The Bianconeri centre-back was sent off in Monday’s win over Israel, meaning he won’t be available for the match against Spain on October 6.

“I’ll be honest, I had a moment of great happiness when I got back to the dressing room and saw Chiellini had been sent off,” Morata joked in an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Wednesday August 17 2016
Buffon's Champions plea to Alves

Gigi Buffon asked Dani Alves to “help us achieve the dream we’re still chasing” at Juventus, but didn’t say goodbye to Paul Pogba.

“We’re coming off five wonderful seasons where the club proved it won’t rest on its laurels and that is the sign to the fans and us players too that there’s much still to be done,” Buffon told Sky Sport Italia.

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Monday August 15 2016
Morata: ‘Juventus a top club’

Alvaro Morata calls Juventus “one of the best clubs in Europe” as he officially returns to Real Madrid.

The striker had a buyback clause in the deal which took him to Turin, and Los Merengues activated that option this summer.

Today the Spanish international was officially presented to the media as a returning Madrid player, and he offered words of praise for the Bianconeri.

“It’s a very happy day for me,” Morata told reporters.

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Monday August 1 2016
Morata to PSG unblocks Cavani to Inter?

Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly probing for Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata, opening to a possible sale of Edinson Cavani to Inter.

The Nerazzurri have been linked with a shock €50m move for the Uruguayan striker currently playing in Paris.

While they were initially turned down, ItaSportPress now reports of an interest by the French team in former Juve starlet Morata.

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Thursday July 21 2016
Morata: 'Grateful to Juventus'

Alvaro Morata remembers Juventus while joining Real Madrid: 'I can only be grateful.'

The Spaniard returned to the Merengues this summer in spite of resistance from director general Beppe Marotta, who was powerless against the player's buy-back clause.

“It's incredible to still be here,” Morata told Real Madrid's official site, as he joined the team currently in Canada. “It's a dream come true and I'm keen to start working. I have all the drive in the world.

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Monday July 18 2016
Napoli on Icardi, Morata

Napoli want Inter's Mauro Icardi for €50m, whilst reports in Spain suggest they're considering Real Madrid and former Juventus striker Alvaro Morata.

Today's summit at the Lega Serie A will go a long way towards deciding the future of Gonzalo Higuain, but the Partenopei have a number of alternatives lined up just in case.

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Saturday July 16 2016
Napoli: Icardi, Slimani, Bacca, Morata, Zaza?

Napoli have a list of potential replacements for Gonzalo Higuain, including Islam Slimani, Carlos Bacca, Mauro Icardi, Simone Zaza and Alvaro Morata.

The Partenopei are forced to contend with the possibility of losing their star striker after he set a new all-time Serie A record of 36 goals in 35 games.

His release clause is €94m, so that provides them with plenty of money to find a suitable heir.

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Saturday July 9 2016
Chelsea €60m for Morata rejected

Spanish paper Marca claims Real Madrid turned down a €60m Chelsea offer for Alvaro Morata, as they intend to keep the striker.

He spent the last two seasons on loan at Juventus, becoming a star in Serie A, the Champions League and Euro 2016.

Real Madrid activated their buy-back clause for €30m and were expected to sell Morata on at a profit this summer.

However, Marca claim the Merengues rejected a €60m proposal from Antonio Conte’s Chelsea.

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Wednesday July 6 2016
Official: Morata leaves Juventus

Alvaro Morata has been sold definitively by Juventus to Real Madrid following the activation of his buy-back clause.

The Spaniard joined the Bianconeri for €20m in an unusual deal which allowed the Merengues to buy him back two years later for €30m.

The player's rapid development and emergence as one of the most prominent strikers in Serie A compelled the Spanish club to take him back, in spite of Juventus' resistance.

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