Arsenal on high alert after Morata admits he would love to play in the Premier League

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

A whole host of Premier League clubs are rumoured to be interested in the signature of Alvaro Morata.

 

Football Soccer - Juventus v Milan - Italian Cup Final - Olympic stadium, Rome, Italy - 21/05/16Alvaro Morata scores in the Coppa Italia final

With rumours concerning the future of Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata intensifying daily, the young Spaniard has stoked the fire by telling AS that he has received tempting offers from England.

In an exclusive interview with AS, the 23-year-old marksman said:

“There are some offers from England that are tempting, not only by contract. I'm 23 and all I want is progress, to play and learn from the best.”

Football Soccer - Juventus v Milan - Italian Cup Final - Olympic stadium, Rome, Italy - 21/05/16Morata has been heavily linked with a move to Arsenal over the summer

Morata's words will be sure to put some of the Premier League's top clubs on high alert, with Arsenal particularly keen on bringing the Madrid man to England.

Following their signing of Swiss star Granit Xhaka, the Gunners have been rumoured to be chasing a world-class striker, with The Sun claiming that Real Madrid are willing to sell Morata to Arsenal for a figure close to £38 million.

The Spaniard who has spent the last two seasons on loan at Juventus went on to explain to AS how he thinks the Premier League will suit his style of play:

“I think for my characteristics the Premier League would also be a great destination. I'm saying a move to the Premier League would not be a step backwards. With what I have learned in Italy, if I have the chance to learn something more in England I think it would make me a more complete, better player."

Football Soccer - Juventus v Milan - Italian Cup Final - Olympic stadium, Rome, Italy - 21/05/16Morata thinks that his game is ideally suited to the Premier League

Morata managed only 12 goals and nine assists for Juventus in 47 outings over this past season, although he did score the winner in the final of the Coppa Italia against AC Milan this month.

He is still at an age where he can improve greatly, and is a player who would add something to any Premier League side. He is great in the air, has a fantastic first touch, and is fairly quick on the ground. 

It remains to be seen, though, whether or not any English clubs will be prepared to meet Madrid's extremely high asking price.

Football Soccer - Juventus v Milan - Italian Cup Final - Olympic stadium, Rome, Italy - 21/05/16Morata in action for Juventus

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