Six months down the line, the situation is completely opposite at Stamford Bridge.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Chelsea star Alvaro Morata could be on his way to Barcelona when the January transfer window opens.
Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has surely been one of the biggest flops that the Blues fans have seen in recent years.
"I say this because the numbers don't add up if Chelsea actually wanted him". They expect a lot of goals and many great performances.
He has to learn to leave everything behind because these are burdens that will not help you perform better when you step on the field. He plays at Chelsea, not at Southampton or Brighton, with respect for these clubs'.
Morata was deeply hurt with these statements and feels it is indicative of a club that has offered him little support or backing.
Morata has been linked with a return to La Liga this winter, with Sevilla among the clubs to have registered and interest in the former Real Madrid forward, though the club has admitted that a deal for the Spain global would be "very, very complicated".
Maurizio Sarri is already out in the market looking for a new striker and once that player arrives at Stamford Bridge, Alvaro Morata will surely fall down the pecking order.
"So yes, he will go back [to Spain]". The Board have already lost interest in the striker and have made a decision to offload him in January.
Morata's representatives will speak with Atletico over the next 48 hours, as they look to agree a deal.