Should Tottenham Hotspur make move for Alvaro Morata?

Alvaro Morata

The Juventus striker has been linked with Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea in the summer transfer window.

Juventus' Juan Cuadrado (L) celebrates after scoring a goal with Alvaro Morata

Juventus star Alvaro Morata is a striker much in demand in the summer transfer window.

The 23-year-old is on the books of Italian giants Juventus at the moment and has a contract until June 2020.

However, Real Madrid, who sold Morata to the Serie A champions in the summer of 2014, has a buy-back clause and can sign him for £23 million this summer, according to

It was reported by Spanish publication AS back in March that Madrid plan to re-sign the Spain international striker and then sell him to Premier League outfit Arsenal.

According to a recent report on, Manchester United, now manager by former Madrid boss Jose Mourinho, and Chelsea want to secure the services of the 23-year-old in the summer transfer window.

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One top Premier League club who have not been linked with Morata is Tottenham Hotspur, and they should be looking into the prospect of signing the striker.

Harry Kane will be Spurs’ first-choice striker next season and he is likely to start on his own upfront in most games. However, head coach Mauricio Pochettino needs an able back-up to the England international.

Morata would be that able back-up, and Tottenham should join the race for the 23-year-old’s signature.

The striker is powerful in the air, moves quickly along the ground, is a good finisher and does well from crosses.

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Morata is willing to work extremely hard, something that would go do well with the Spurs fans.

The Spain international striker is also able to bring other attackers into play, and he has the knack of scoring big goals in big games.

The 23-year-old does not have a great goalscoring record at Juventus, but that’s mainly because he has not always started matches.

In 34 Serie A appearances this past season, Morata scored seven goals and created 28 chances.

During the 2014-15 campaign, the Spaniard scored eight goals and created 19 chances in 29 league matches for Juventus.

In total, Morata has scored 27 goals in 93 matches for Juve, although only 48 of those appearances came as starts.

Signing Morata ahead of Premier League rivals Arsenal, Chelsea and United would be a statement of intent from Tottenham, and would enhance their chances of successfully competing for the Premier League title next season.

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