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Morata: Manchester United made offer for me

Alvaro Morata has revealed he had an offer to join Manchester United prior to his transfer from Real Madrid to Chelsea.

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But the 24-year-old said the presence of Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge made his decision to move to London over Manchester an easy one.

Morata said he was unaware of any interest from Chelsea at the start of the transfer window and thought they were targeting “a different player”.

“I had various offers this summer, not only Chelsea and Manchester United but also from different leagues,” he told the Daily Mail. “It was a good situation for me.

“The most important and best conversation I had was with Conte, he wanted me to come here.

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