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Alvaro Morata wants to turn his loan deal to a permanent transfer

Timothy Aiyeku

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Atletico Madrid striker Alvaro Morata has been assured of his future at the new Wanda Metropolitano Stadium beyond this summer.

According to the publication from the stables of popular English news outlet Goal, Atletico Madrid are trying to sign Morata permanently this summer.

Alvaro Morata signed for Atletico Madrid on loan during the winter transfer window earlier this year.

He joined Atletico Madrid on an 18-month loan deal until next summer for a fee of £4.4m.

Chelsea can recall the striker back to the club though Morata is keen to stay in Spain.

Morata has publicly talked about how his difficulty at Chelsea and that he would like to stay at Atletico Madrid.

The 26-year-old wants to turn his loan deal into a permanent transfer.

Atletico Madrid have the voluntary clause to sign Morata for around £48m in addition to the aforementioned loan fee.

The Rojiblancos have the cash to sign both Alvaro Morata and Portuguese teen sensation Joao Felix who has a release clause of £112m at Benfica.

Atletico Madrid can raise funds for the two players with the imminent sale of Antoine Griezmann to Barcelona for £107m and Rodri to Manchester City for £63m.

Timothy Aiyeku is a Mass Communication graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a sports, everything football analyst.