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€40m, christ. There's 100% better options in and around that price bracket, no wonder they said no
The thing with morata is, he always looks like he’ll turn out to be good. He’s pacey and a decent dribbler, works hard and gets into patches of form that convince you he can be a top striker. However he’s never been able to stay consistent, and is wholly reliant on being in good spirits to actually play well.
That’s been the case for a decade now, I think it’s safe to assume he won’t
There are plenty of examples of players who only reach consistency very late in their careers though
are there, though?
Yes, definitely there. Although Morata certainly doesn’t look like the next Luca Toni. But you never know.
My personal hero Aritz Aduriz! Did the old Zlatan trick of scoring more goals after turning 30 than before. Was playing in teams like Athletic, Mallorca and Valencia in his 20s, scoring a goal every four games. Then came back to Athletic at 30 years old, started playing more games, and scored a goal every two games for the next six seasons!
But yea, clearly a very lonely outlier. He's just my hero, so I have to represent.
Plus he made some records and memories along the way.
1. A couple Zarra Trophies
2. A couple top scorer of Europa League
3. A 5-goal game in EL
4. The hat trick against Barcelona in the super cup
5. Became the oldest goal scorer for the Spanish team
He's consistently offside, so theres that.
He consistently seems to flatter to deceive too. He looked pretty good in that Roma game. I think coaches look at his profile and think that’s a player I can improve and turn into a killer striker. I guess he runs hard too, which is a bonus in modern systems.
Hasn't stopped half of the big clubs in Europe spunking ridiculous amounts of money on him, genuinely amazing how much money his transfers have totalled.
Morata is the original NFT
If some washed up Burnley Striker is worth 25m, then Morata is worth 40.
They’ve actually scored the exact same amount of league goals over the last 5 seasons (49). One did it at Chelsea, Atleti and Juve. The other at Burnley.
Footballs most elaborate money laundering scheme
Agreed. A swap Memphis - Morata on loan would have been good. 40M for Morata is daylight robbery. Thank god we aren't going for him. I'd rather save and spend it on a world class player in the summer.
Considering it's a direct rival, of course they are charging double
I'm not saying they shouldn't ask for that much, I'm saying he isn't worth it. Griezmann is much more valuable than Morata, they're insane if they value them similarly. Anways, we will go from having only L. de Jong and Jutgla available, to having Memphis, Ansu, Braithwaite and F. Torres. We now have many options to play as a striker, I don't think we need any more goalscorers this season to achieve the objective of qualifying for CL and fighting for EL and CdR.
He’s the point guy that you might be missing but agree that you have a nice selection of forwards already
If the piece you are missing is Morata you have to do some soul searching as a team lol
Griezmann comes with around 3 times the salary and Barca desperete to offload him.
Cmon we gifted them Villa, Suárez and Griezzman. Can't we get something too?
It's 35m for the agreeddeal plus 5 for the agreed loan. I would assume it would have been option to buy for them too, not obligation. It's the same deal we had.
This way Atletico is never gonna get rid off Morata
As a Barca fan in elated we won't be going for him. Thank fuck
Why dont they get the Suarez regen at Granada
To be fair Luis Suarez (Uruguay) was the regen to Luís Suarez (Spain) for Barca.
Luis Suarez the Third.
Isn't there another one in La Liga rn?
That's who nhlasko was referring to
Bit much to spend on a back up for Luuk
£40 million for Morata is like me charging someone 50 pence to have sex with me. No one, not a one is going to pay that.
Just sell your virginity as an NFT
Are you asking if op is ok or you asking if they’re good in bed?
I’m sure someone desperate enough will take it
... You have more faith in Morata's ability than I do.
Who was talking about Morata 😏😏
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After years of mocking him it'd be weird to see him in a Barça shirt. Glad we're not spending that much on him and he's staying away
For someone that is supposed to be shit. He sure does end up at a lot of big clubs.
Memphis Delay would like to have a word
Funny with all these comments except that Morata has played for Madrid, Juventus, Chelsea, Atletico and is wanted by Barca. Just maybe people underrate the player 🤷♂️
Yeah, he is a great player when he doesnt have to be the main focus of the attack.
There’s a reason he’s always being let go lol. He can’t start for title contender teams
He won titles and reached CL finals as a starter though
despite being a starter*
Why do big clubs continue to want him. They want to spend 30,40,50,60M for him to sit the bench?
There’s a reason all those big clubs fall flat on their asses when they do.
Just love it when I see people talk as if they have worked as a SD for years
Don’t need to be a SD to point out the obvious: Morata would have been considered a flop for every club he signed up for so far if not for the fact they somehow always manage to sell him again for similar amounts and make back their money. He’s just a footballing Ponzi Scheme
He’s only been a flop at Chelsea. Was top scorer for Atletico. Good player in a terrible Juve team this year. Was good for Madrid too but only one player around today would unseat Benzema
They’re paying significant amounts for him and he never broke the 20G/year mark for any club he’s played for.
He has Laporte nudes NFTs
There's a reason they all let go of him.
There’s a reason he’s still wanted by big teams every time
As a Backup
Chelsea spent how much for a backup? Morata started and was the top scorer for Atletico. Starts for Juve
He's a starter, but even if he was a backup, a backup for Real Madrid, Atletico, Juve, Barca, Chelsea, still has to be a very good player, don't you think?
We have LdJ anyways, Morata would be in his shadow
This is a blessing, do not want this guy anywhere near Barcelona
I hope Atleti lowers the price and we end up getting him in the end... but for 40M? Lol no, love the guy but he's not worth that.
Why didn’t we just ask for 30 million instead????
Why is psg not letting icardi go. It's not like they don't have strikers
Thank fuck for that. Thank you Atleti
Take Lukaku you cheap bastards