Chelsea look to offload flop Alvaro Morata in exchange for Juventus’ Gonzalo Higuain

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Alvaro Morata of Chelsea reacts during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Brighton and Hove Albion at Stamford Bridge on December 26, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

First season flop Alvaro Morata looks to be heading out of Stamford Bridge, as soon to be boss Maurizio Sarri wants to exchange the player for Argentinian Gonzalo Higuain, as reported by the Mail Online.

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Current Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri is set to be announced as new manager of the Blues as he targets a new striker as a priority this summer.

Morata, 25-years-old, didn’t enjoy the best opening season in the Premier League, only being able to notch 11 goals in 31 appearances for the Blues, with seven of those being from the bench.

To rub salt to wound, Morata ended a poor season by not being selected for the national Spanish side which exited the World Cup at the Round of 16 stage yesterday, bowing out to the hosts Russia on penalties.

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri is keen to see Morata return to Turin, after the player endured a successful two year period at the Allianz stadium, scoring 27 goals in 93 appearances for the Serie A winners, scoring crucial goals on the teams way to the Champions League final in 2015.

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Higuain, 30-years-old, is currently rated at £61 million by Juventus, so it is unclear whether any additional fees will be added to the exchange deal.

The Argentine has had a hugely successful time in Italy, making 146 appearances whilst scoring a remarkable 91 goals.

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