Despite interest from AC Milan, Alvaro Morata is still Chelsea’s number one transfer target for this summer, as per a report from Matt Barlow of the Mail.

Anotnio Conte is in the market for a new striker after he told Diego Costa that he is no longer needed and despite likes to the likes of Andrea Belotti of Torino, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Borussia Dortmund and Sergio Aguero of Manchester City, it is still Morata who is his first choice.

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The Real Madrid star is almost certain to leave the European Champions this summer as he looks for regular football and Chelsea are keen to take him to Stamford Bridge.

However, AC Milan have been splashing the cash so far this summer and it looks they are prepared to do the same again to get Morata.

Having already missed out on Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United, Conte will not want to be gazumped again in his pursuit of Morata.

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