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Chelsea News: Alvaro Morata tipped to beat Diego Costa goal record | Football | Sport

Alvaro Morata arrived at Chelsea with massive expectancies on his shoulders following his club-record £60million transfer from Real Madrid.

And the striker has no longer disillusioned, scoring six objectives within the Premier League already, together with his first hat-trick in opposition to Stoke final weekend.

It isn’t surprising the 24-year-old is being sponsored to surpass Diego Costa’s goal tally from final season of 22 objectives in all competitions.

And bookmakers BetStars have priced Morata at five/6 to outscore his fellow Spain global.

“Chelsea’s new leading man Alvaro Morata is priced at 5/6 to score more than 22.5 goals for Chelsea in all competitions this season and beat the recently-departed Diego Costa’s 2016/17 goal tally,” BetStars director Ian Marmion mentioned.

“Costa, who formally joined Atlético Madrid this week, struck 22 objectives for The Blues final season.

“Former Real Madrid guy Morata has made a blistering get started to existence underneath Antonio Conte, netting six objectives in his first six video games together with a hat-trick in opposition to Stoke on the weekend. 

“It’s the second one highest get started for any Chelsea participant within the Premier League and the 24-year-old Spaniard is these days the league’s joint best goalscorer, along Sergio Aguero and Romelu Lukaku.”

Morata shall be hoping to upload to his tally in opposition to Atletico Madrid within the Champions League this night (7.45pm).

And Atletico midfielder Koke admitted he fears the Spain global may rating, claiming he has the Midas contact.

“There are many Spanish players at Chelsea and they are scoring goals like my friend Morata,” he mentioned.

“Everything he touches is hitting the back of the net so let’s hope they do not have a good day tomorrow.”

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