Sevilla have reportedly held initial talks with the agent of Chelsea centre-forward Alvaro Morata about a possible loan deal.

According to Goal, the La Liga club are prepared to pay the whole of his £140,000-a-week wages to take him on loan for the rest of the season.

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It is understood that the striker’s agent, Juanma Lopez, has met with Spanish club Sevilla to hold preliminary talks about a return to Spain.

The report further details that Chelsea will not be prepared to offload the Spain international unless they have a direct replacement lined up for January.

WAYNE ROONEY TO EVERTON IS A JOKE.

Morata may have scored nine goals in 24 appearances across all competitions this season, but he’s not in the good books of supporters and not a regular in Maurizio Sarri’s team either.

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The 26-year-old first teamer has struggled to make his mark at Stamford Bridge since joining in 2017 despite having a decent track record in front of goal.

He should have a far better goal return though but for his inconsistency in the penalty area, while it’s his overall game that lets him down and his frequent offsides has become a joke with Chelsea supporters.

It’s obvious that Sarri can’t afford to let him go for the rest of the season unless there is a replacement, as Olivier Giroud doesn’t score enough and Eden Hazard can’t be expected to delver a masterclass every game.

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Morata’s exit may seem harsh from an outsiders view, but something just isn’t clicking for him with the Blues and a loan exit to Sevilla to help him get back to his best may suit both parties.

Chelsea need a powerful centre-forward with a presence if they are to win the top trophies and Morata doesn’t appear to be the right man for the job.

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