Ever since Alvaro Morata was on his way out of Real Madrid, he looked to be a perfect match for Arsenal. He is the ideal build of a Premier League striker and has the technical ability to go with it. He is still very young (23) and strangely was having trouble finding playing time with Los Merengues. At Real Madrid, he was stuck behind Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale & Karim Benzema. Now at Juventus he is trailing Mario Mandzukic and Paolo Dybala but has been unable to gain any traction in the starting role.
It would make sense if he opted for Arsenal after Juventus. In the span of just a couple weeks, Morata’s price has gone from what had been reported as £30m to an astonishing and ridiculous £61m. Yet somehow the rumors are reportedly the most lively they have ever been now that they have doubled. How does that make sense? Arsene Wenger will never spend that much money on someone that still wont be given a consistent starting role or even to replace Olivier Giroud. Mainly because he would never want to replace Giroud. Morata would be yet again on the bench.
No doubt he could grow into a fantastic striker, and he is on his way, but spending £61m on someone to be a backup is pointless. If anything leave it to Chelsea to do something of that nature like that. Does Arsenal really need another striker? Of course Giroud is having a decent season but we all know he wont be consistent. Who knows, but that’s the best thing about transfer rumors.
What do you think? Should the Gunners bring in Morata? Check out some of his goals (above).