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Alvaro Morata ready to leave Atletico Madrid and LaLiga

Alvaro Morata has addressed his uncertain future at Atlеtico Madrid, expressing his concerns about not being a priority for the club. In a recent interview with El Larguero, Morata revealed his frustrations and the potential need to seek opportunities outside Spain.

“I see in the press that Atlеtico Madrid want to sign eight strikers. If Atleti wants to sign eight forwards, I imagine I’m not a priority for the club” Morata stated. “I’ll turn 32 in October. I can’t stay at Atleti and not play, not being the priority… For me, the easy thing is to go play outside of Spain.”

Morata also reflected on the misconceptions people have about him. “People who talk don’t know me as a person, they don’t know how I am in the locker room, but I have learned from a very long list of great players: Koke, Ramos, Casillas, Chiellini, Buffon…”

The striker expressed his readiness to leave Spain if necessary, highlighting the toll criticism has taken on him and his family. “The easier way for me is to leave Spain and go play abroad. Even my kids do not understand all the criticism I suffer here.”

Despite the uncertainty, Morata clarified that he has no issues with Atlеtico Madrid’s manager, Diego Simeone. “I have zero problems with Simeone. But I don’t know if I’m in his plans, in the club’s plans” the striker said.

During his professional career, Morata has played for Real Madrid, Juventus, Chelsea, and Atletico Madrid. The forward is expected to lead Spain’s attack in the upcoming Euro 2024 in Germany.