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Alvaro Morata’s days at Chelsea appeared numbered, according to a report via the Sun.
On Thursday reports claims Sevilla have confirmed their interest in the striker and now Spanish radio Cope report that Atletico Madrid have joined the race for the former Real Madrid man.
Morata began his career in Atleti’s youth setup before moving to the Santiago Bernabeu and Diego Costa is exploring a possible move.
Cope claim Atleti’s chief dealmaker Andrea Bertra has traveled to London for talks with Chelsea.
Sevilla have been seen as the favourites to secure his services, but negotiations over a loan deal with a permanent transfer clause have yet to be fully agreed upon, although the club is prepared to pay the entirety of Morata’s £140,000-a-week wages to bring him to Andalusia
Morata has scored five goals in 16 Premier League matches for Chelsea this season while adding two more in the Europa League.