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Morata urges Conte to sign €20m rated star to Chelsea

According to reports, Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata wants the club to beat Real Madrid to the signing of Kepa Arrizabalaga.

Kepa Arrizabalaga Revuelta, sometimes known as simply Kepa, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Athletic Bilbao as a goalkeeper

The Athletic Bilbao keeper is also a transfer target for Real Madridd and a reports just last week said the 23-year-old’s move to the European champions was already cmpleted . Spanish journalist Pipi Estrada claimed Kepa will sign on at the Bernabeu in the next transfer window with his contract set to expire in the summer.

Morata however, apparently wants Chelsea to go for the highly-rated keeper, who made his senior debut for Spain in the 5-0 win over Costa Rica earlier this month.

Outlet Don Balon are claiming the Blues have been made well aware that Belgium No. 1 keeper Thibaut Courtois will not be spending his whole career at Stamford Bridge and they will need to find a replacement soon.

Courtois is under contract until 2019, and Morata has suggested to Chelsea that they bring in Kepa, who may well reject a move to Real Madrid so he is not labelled a “traitor” in Spain.

The player’s release clause is €20million, according to Marca, and Real are favourites to activate that in January as they look for competition for Keylor Navas.

Earlier this month Arrizabalaga told El Correo: “My only focus right now is with the national team.

 

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