Tag: Alvaro Morata

GETAFE, SPAIN - AUGUST 28: Borja Mayoral of Getafe CF reacts after missing a goal scoring opportunity during the LaLiga EA Sports match between Getafe CF and Deportivo Alaves at Coliseum Alfonso Perez on August 28, 2023 in Getafe, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Arteta striker signing comments bring relief for Getafe

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta confirms no new striker signings in January, ensuring Getafe's Borja Mayoral stays amidst transfer speculation.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the team's third goal during the UEFA Champions League match between Arsenal FC and RC Lens at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2023. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka sets new Champions League record

Bukayo Saka has set a new record in the Champions League, as well as becoming the top player for goal contributions in this season's competition.
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 18: Folarin Balogun #26 of Arsenal FC looks on during the MLS All-Star Skills Challenge between Arsenal FC and MLS All-Stars at Audi Field on July 18, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

Inter Milan want initial loan for Folarin Balogun

Inter Milan are now prioritising a move for Folarin Balogun over Alvaro Morata, but they may only be willing to offer an initial loan with an obligation to buy.
SALERNO, ITALY: Alvaro Morata of Juventus celebrates after scoring the 0-2 goal during the Serie A match between US Salernitana v Juventus at Stadio Arechi on November 30, 2021. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Arsenal prepared to pay €30m for Morata, killing Juventus hopes

Arsenal are apparently prepared to offer €30m for Alvaro Morata, putting an end to Juventus' desire to sign him for a reduced price.
SALERNO, ITALY: Alvaro Morata of Juventus celebrates after scoring the 0-2 goal during the Serie A match between US Salernitana v Juventus at Stadio Arechi on November 30, 2021. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Juventus man rejects Arsenal move because of Chelsea nightmare

Arsenal are reportedly 'strongly interested' in signing Alvaro Morata as their hunt for a striker goes on but the former Chelsea man has no intention of returning to England where he endured a 'nightmare' with Chelsea.
Juventus' Spanish forward Alvaro Morata gestures during the Italian Serie A football match between Juventus and Cagliari on December 21, 2021. (Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal deal off: Alvaro Morata to stay with Juventus

Alvaro Morata is yet another striker who won't be completing a deadline-day move to Arsenal, as he's staying with Juventus.
SALERNO, ITALY: Alvaro Morata of Juventus celebrates after scoring the 0-2 goal during the Serie A match between US Salernitana v Juventus at Stadio Arechi on November 30, 2021. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Arsenal offered chance to sign former Chelsea striker

Arsenal have been offered the chance to sign Alvaro Morata from Juventus, amid two potential centre-forward departures this week.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang interacts with Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal as he is substituted during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Barcelona to turn to Aubameyang after Morata signing falls apart

Barcelona could be returning to the frame for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, as their move for Alvaro Morata falls apart.

There’s only one winner in the Lacazette-Lukaku-Morata debates of 2017

Back in 2017, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United all made big money signings in the centre-forward position, sparking debates over who had got the better deal.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18: Alvaro Morata of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team's second goal with team mates Ross Barkley and N'golo Kante during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on August 18, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Chelsea’s huge Morata fee highlights Arsenal’s bad business even more

Chelsea are set to sell Alvaro Morata for just under £50m highlighting Arsenal's awful transfer business even more.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates scoring the 2nd Arsenal goal with Sead Kolasinac of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Aubameyang has the best conversion rate in the Premier League this season

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has the best conversion rate in the Premier League this season, according to WhoScored.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal reacts following a missed chance during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Offside stats could explain why Lacazette is struggling to score

Alexandre Lacazette has been caught offside more than any other big-six striker except one, according to the statistics.

Alexandre Lacazette more clinical than you realise while Granit Xhaka is worse

With almost three-quarters of the Premier League season gone, let's look at who the competition's most clinical goalscorer is.

Only 1 Arsenal player makes Premier League top 30

Nacho Monreal is Arsenal's best player this season and the only player to make the top 30 in the league, according to the Sky Sports power rankings.
Olivier Giroud after signing for Chelsea in January 2018

Giroud’s Chelsea move now looking even smarter after injury news

Olivier Giroud's move to Chelsea is starting to look like a smart move, after Antonio Conte admitted he doesn't know when Alvaro Morata might return from injury.

Injury boost as Morata and Fabregas ruled out of Arsenal clash

Alvaro Morata and Cesc Fabregas will miss the second leg of the League Cup semi-final against the Gunners on Wednesday.

Wilshere: Lacazette’s strong start has been overshadowed by Morata’s

Jack Wilshere thinks Alexandre Lacazette's strong start has gone under the radar because of Alvaro Morata's success with Chelsea.

Pictures: Morata pushes Bellerin in the tunnel

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata gave Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin a cheeky push in the tunnel before Sunday's Premier League meeting at Stamford Bridge.
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Lacazette v Morata, Chelsea v Arsenal: What the stats say

Arsenal face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in the 13:30 kick-off on Sunday, and we're taking a look at some of the stat comparisons between the two teams ahead of the game.
Former Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson. Picture: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Merson: I like Lacazette, but Morata is top top draw

Paul Merson believes that while Alexandre Lacazette is good, Alvaro Morata is top class.

Mourinho hails Lacazette’s debut goal for Arsenal

Jose Mourinho was being characteristically weird after the Premier League's opening weekend by pretending to actually be a nice person.

Manchester United and Chelsea forwards tipped to do better than Lacazette despite one glaring...

Manchester United and Chelsea's new signings, Romelu Lukaku and Alvaro Morata, have been tipped to do better than Alexandre Lacazette this season despite the former Lyon forward actually scoring more than both of them last term.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: Arsenal team captain Patrick Vieira (L) and manager Arsene Wenger wave from the open-top bus carrying the winners of the British Premier League Championship, Arsenal players and their families, on its way to Islington Town Hall,16 May 2004, as part of the Club's victory celebration. (MARTYN HAYHOW/AFP/Getty Images)

Premier League 17/18: Newbies, favourites, golden boot and more

The new Premier League season kicks off in just a couple hours time, with Arsenal playing Leicester at the Emirates Stadium.

Premier League spending surpasses £1bn this summer

Premier League spending on transfers has already surpassed £1bn this summer, with 22 days remaining of the transfer window.

Was Batshuayi laughing at Chelsea? We explain the Community Shield video that’s gone viral

Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi was caught laughing during the presentation of the Community Shield. 
Arsenal celebrating their 2016/17 FA Cup victory

5 things to look out for when Arsenal play Chelsea

Arsenal face Chelsea on Sunday in the traditional curtain raiser for the new season, the Community Shield.

Real Madrid ‘agree fee’ for Mbappe

Real Madrid have reportedly agreed a £120m fee for Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe.

Arsenal eye Morata as Alexis Sanchez replacement after Manchester United deal dies

Manchester United have admitted defeat in their pursuit of Real Madrid forward, Alvaro Morata, and now Arsenal are lining him up to replace Alexis Sanchez.

Houllier on Lacazette vs Martial and Morata

Gerard Houllier considers Alexandre Lacazette to be better value for money than Anthony Martial or Alvaro Morata.
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Arsenal and Man Utd told Morata will cost up to £80m

Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata will cost clubs £80m. Arsenal, who were linked in 2016, are unlikely to meet such lofty demands.

Arsenal boosted by the news of Morata’s deal with Man Utd being on hold

Real Madrid have reportedly halted talks with Manchester United over a move for striker, Alvaro Morata.

17 crazy Arsenal transfer rumours

The summer transfer window will see Arsenal linked with a host of players they have no intention of signing, and the Gunners have already been the subject of some crazy transfer rumours already.
Alvaro Morata

Real Madrid have received no offers for Alvaro Morata or James Rodriguez

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has said the club have yet to receive any offers for Alvaro Morata or James Rodriguez, potentially putting Arsenal on alert to tempt the pair to London.

Alvaro Morata to complete Manchester United move this week

Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata is expected to complete his £70m move to Manchester United this week, ending any chance of a move to the Emirates.

Long read: 3 ways Arsenal can replace Alexis analysed

With the buzzards and vultures circling Arsenal’s Champion League-less carcass, it seems the scavenger birds are intent on picking off the finest cuts of meat.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Arsenal set to compete with Tianjin Quanjian for Aubameyang

Arsenal could compete with Chinese side Tianjin Quanjian for Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang according to a recent report.

Real Madrid slap €80m asking price on Morata’s head amid Man Utd interest

Reports from Spain suggests Alvaro Morata is set to leave Real Madrid for a whopping €80m (£70m) this summer, having only returned to the Bernabeú for €28.3m (£25m) twelve months ago.

Real Madrid could sign Mbappe after the World Cup

Real Madrid will either attempt to sign Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe this summer or after the 2018 World Cup.

Morata’s agent: “The decision is with Real Madrid”

Alvaro Morata's agent, Juanma Lopez, has admitted that the striker's future lies in Real Madrid's hands following claims that Manchester United have lodged a £60m+ bid.

Should Arsenal fans be happy if they sign Lacazette?

Not a summer goes by without Alexandre Lacazette being linked with Arsenal. With several promising strikers around, should Arsenal fans be happy if they signed him?