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Alvaro Morata Set to Return for Chelsea Against Southampton on Saturday After Injury Concern

​Chelsea will welcome again striker Alvaro Morata once they host Southampton at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, Antonio Conte has revealed.

Morata was absent from the defending champions Three-1 win at Huddersfield on Tuesday night time with a again downside, however is anticipated to function on the weekend.


In keeping with ​Reuters, Chelsea supervisor Conte advised reporters at a press convention on Friday that: “He (Morata) educated with us two days in the past and immediately. He has this ache in his again however he’s in rivalry for tomorrow’s recreation.”

Morata is Chelsea’s high scorer this season, with ten objectives from 21 appearances in all competitions since becoming a member of from Actual Madrid in the summertime for a membership report £60m.


The Spaniard has reportedly been watching movies of Chelsea legend Didier Drogba in an try to additional enhance his recreation, with Conte evaluating the 2 by saying: “I feel he (Drogba) is extra highly effective however don’t overlook Alvaro has a number of house for enchancment. He’s robust bodily, he’s a technical participant and I see an awesome future for him.”

Regardless of Morata’s spectacular kind, Chelsea have struggled within the defence of their title, and are fourteen level behind league leaders Manchester Metropolis, one thing which has led Conte to say that Chelsea’s hopes of retaining their title are already over.

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