Official: Alvaro Morata joins Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid has officially completed the Alvaro Morata loan for 18 months from Chelsea.

Atletico Madrid and Chelsea have made official the deal for lending the Spanish striker at Atletico until the end of the season plus another full season, reports the Madrid club.

He successfully completed medical tests on Sunday, just hours after he had arrived in Spain. While today, he signed a contract with Atletico after the deal between two loan clubs until June 2020.

This is Morata’s second trip to Los Rojiblancos, after he has been part of the club since he was a kid.

Morata has said he is very happy and proud to be part of Atletico.

“I am very happy and very proud to be here, looking forward to start the training, to be with the teammates and to start playing,” said Morata.