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Chelsea News: Alvaro Morata reveals why Mateo Kovacic will be crucial this season Football | Sport

Chelsea News: Alvaro Morata reveals why Mateo Kovacic will be crucial this season Football | Sport

The couple played with Real Madrid for a season before Morata moved to London for £ 60m last summer. The Spaniard struggled in his first season at Stamford Bridge, scoring only 15 goals in 48 appearances in all competitions. away from the Blues this summer, the new boss Maurizio Sarri gave him a second chance to show what he can do. Morata started in yesterday's 3-0 victory at Huddersfield but had no real impact on the game. they came from midfield, with N & # 39; Golo Kante and Jorginho who scored before the interval, while Pedro has signed the victory in the last 10 minutes. With the race in that part of the field has been delayed, it may take some time for the finalist World Cup to enter the first XI of Sarri. Morata hopes that her old friend will have a chance to show how early it is. "Mateo, first of all, is an extraordinary person," said Morata at the club's official website. "He's a midfielder who's a goo." He's a very good player, which is very important to us because we need excellent players, "he added The duo had a great success in the year spent with the Bernabeu. Liga and the double of the Champions League, both Morata and Kovacic have earned much praise as some of the younger players of that team in Madrid. Speaking of what he feels Kovavic brings to his new side, the striker has been adamant that his good friend would have had a great impact. "He can overcome the lines with his quality, he can score goals and he has a lot of power in his legs," he said. With him we will win a lot of possession and he has the ability to bring the ball in Morata is terribly out of shape at Stamford Bridge, having scored only one goal in the Premier League since last December. But he feels that Kovavic's arrival can increase his chances ahead of the door based on their game history. together. "Yes, I really like Madrid's assists," he said, "we have fun playing together and I'm very happy to have him here, I think he's one of the best midfielders in the world." I always try to help new purchases, I remember when I arrived here, my companions helped me, and now it's time for me to do the same. "