If rumors are to be believed, Chelsea are actively pursuing the rather overpriced Real Madrid striker, Alvaro Morata. How overpriced? Real have apparently rejected a €60m bid from Chelsea, which would've doubled the fee they paid to get the 23-year-old striker back from Juventus earlier this summer.
The Spanish giants are apparently holding out for a minimum of €65m, but maybe even €75m. Who would want to pay such a ridiculous fee? Marca claim that Manchester United and Arsenal are "lurking" as well. Maybe one of them could do us a favor and buy the player before someone at Chelsea decides to break the bank for him?
The English language edition of Marca even draws the conclusion that Morata is set to stay. Good.
Of course, I take all that back if Chelsea do end up parting ways with Diego Costa this summer. Any fee received for Diego would go a long ways toward making the Morata fee a bit more palatable.