Antonio Conte wants Alvaro Morata as Romelu Lukaku is set to join Man United

Antonio Conte wants Alvaro Morata as Romelu Lukaku is set to join Man United

- Antonio Conte has turned his attention to Alvaro Morata after Romelu Lukaku snub

- Lukaku has reportedly agreed to join Manchester United and refusing Chelsea return

- Conte is looking for a new centre-forward after he reportedly sent a text to Diego Costa that he is not needed again at the club

- Manchester United wanted Morata but would not pay Real Madrid's £80m asking fee

Chelsea have turned their attentions to Alvaro Morata after being snubbed for Everton striker Romelu Lukaku who has agreed to join Manchester United.

Jose Mourinho's side were favourites to sign Morata but could not agree a deal with Real Madrid hence the pursuit of Lukaku.

The Sun reports that the Red Devils have agreed a £75million deal to sign Lukaku which leaves the door open for Antonio Conte to chase Morata.

Antonio Conte wants Alvaro Morata as Romelu Lukaku is set to join Man United

Chelsea have turned their option to Alvaro Morata. Photo: Squawka

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The Premier League champions were previously interested in Morata but later turned their attention to Lukaku but it seems they have returned for their previous target.

Antonio Conte wants Alvaro Morata as Romelu Lukaku is set to join Man United

Lukaku has decided to join Manchester United. Photo: Premierleague.com

Antonio Conte will lose Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid this summer and it is a tough task to replace the Spaniard.

It is believed the Blues want to speed up a move for Morata before pre-season starts proper.

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Mourinho wants Lukaku's deal completed before his United squad fly to the USA for their pre-season tour on Sunday, July 9.

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