Maurizio Sarri keen to replace Morata with Serie A striker

first_imgAlvaro Morata’s uninspiring performance seems to have eventually forced Maurizio Sarri to look for alternatives, with Chelsea looking to make a January move for Serie A duoAlthough the Blues have the second-best attacking record in the Premier League after Manchester City, having bagged 20 goals so far, Morata has only been involved in two of them.The 25-year-old striker has failed to impress at Stamford Bridge ever since his £65 million transfer from Real Madrid in 2017. With Olivier Giroud being the only reliable alternative to the former Juventus man, the ex-Napoli boss needs to rush back into the market to try to resolve a striker issue.According to The Sun, Sarri has labeled Inter Milan talisman Mauro Icardi his top transfer target, with AC Milan’s Patrick Cutrone named the second option.Maurizio Sarri, JuventusMaurizio Sarri satisfied despite Juventus’ draw at Fiorentina Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Maurizio Sarri was satisfied with Juventus’ performance on Saturday afternoon after finishing a tough game at Fiorentina 0-0.The Nerazzurri captain has already notched five goals in eight appearances in all competitions this season, having scored in both Champions League clashes with Barcelona and Tottenham.However, the 25-year-old striker won’t come cheap, with the Milanese giants demand at least £90 million to allow the Argentinean to move away from the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza.Therefore, the Rossoneri prodigy Patrick Cutrone emerged as a potential backup option although it’s hard to expect Milan would let their jewel depart the Stadio San Siro in the middle of the season.last_img

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