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I want to explode at Chelsea – Morata

8:24 pm AEST 20/8/17
Alvaro Morata Chelsea 2017
The Spaniard got off the mark last weekend against Burnley and is seeking the opportunity to play on a regular basis for the Stamford Bridge side

Alvaro Morata has said that he is determined to finally realise his potential at Chelsea.

Signed in the summer for £70 million from Real Madrid, the 24-year-old striker does not feel he has achieved what he is capable of during spells with Los Blancos and Juventus.

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Morata has often been on the fringes of these great sides and is now eager to establish himself as a key figure at Stamford Bridge. 

“I want to make an explosion at Chelsea,” he told Sky Sports. “I played well at Real Madrid and at Juventus, but I think I did not make the explosion that everyone expected of me. I need to be an important player for the team, for the Spanish national team.

“And I think I am at the better age and all of the best moments of my career are coming. I played good matches in the Champions League, but one a month. I need to play every weekend, score goals and play at the top level every weekend. And I work for this situation.”

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte was a key reason in the Spaniard electing to move to England

“He was a big part of my decision when I signed with Juventus,” he said. “Antonio was the Juventus coach, but for many reasons he then left Juve.

“I feel that Antonio is a coach who has always trusted in me. That is everything for me. I spoke a lot of times with Antonio and for me he is the coach who was most interested in me.”

Morata missed a crucial penalty in the Community Shield against Arsenal but scored on his Premier League debut last weekend in a shock 3-2 Burnley loss.