Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata accuses wet pitches for his goalscoring dry spell as super hot frame proceeds


Alvaro Morata

ALVARO MORATA can at long last observe daylight getting through the clouds of his Chelsea career.

The Spanish striker admits he has made heavy weather of his15 months at the club.


In any case, he trusts he is getting rationally and physically stronger to deal with the heat of the Premier League.

Two goals in Sunday’s 3-1 win over Crystal Palace took his tally to four of every four Prem games and supported the £57million star’s certainty.

Morata, who claims England is the toughest place in the world to be a centre-forward, stated: « In some cases individuals think I need to miss however there are great goalkeepers and great safeguards and it is extremely troublesome.


« Now I’m having a greater number of chances than a year ago.


“Last year, I could only score with headers but now I can score in various ways.

« The most critical thing is that, at long last, my attitude is OK.

“Sometimes I am the centre of all the criticism when the team loses. Be that as it may, it doesn’t make a difference.

“I had a period where if it was raining, I would be angry because it was raining. In the event that I missed, this is on the grounds that the pitch was excessively wet.



Sarri now faces a dilemma over whether to drag Morata to Belarus for Thursday’s Europa League coordinate against Bate Borisov.

With Olivier Giroud injured, he has couple of choices in advance.

Morata, 26, says there can be no let up in the Premier League at least, with Chelsea second and only two behind Manchester City.

He stated: « After Christmas, everything changes.

“If you are in the top three you have the chance to fight for the Premier League.”


Morata missed out on a hat-trick against Palace and admitted he was blameworthy of over-considering.

He stated: « I suffered a lot in the past so I expected to score three.

“I think I missed because I had only this in my head. If I don’t think, probably I score.

« This is the group with the best strikers in the world. It’s very hard.”


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