EPL: Morata speaks on his new role at Chelsea

first_imgChelsea striker, Alvaro Morata has spoken on his new role in manager Maurizio Sarri’s formation.Sarri had demanded that the Spain international play more with the midfielders and attack the box.The 26-year-old netted Chelsea’s goal in their 1-0 victory against Vidi in the Europa League encounter last two weeks.Speaking to Chelsea’s official matchday programme, Morata said: “I need to come and get on the ball, connect with the midfielders and the wingers, and then I need to attack the box after that – but not to be in the box all the time.“When you come to take the ball deeper, it’s different – it means you attack the box and that makes it difficult for the other team because you arrive running.“I’m in a good way now.”Morata added. “I want to score more goals, to play more games, but at the end of the day the most important thing is the team wins, the other things come with that.“Right now, we are near the top of the Premier League and we are in a good position in the Europa League, so we need to continue in the current way because, with a little bit of luck, I think we can fight for all the trophies this year.”Morata will hope to lead Chelsea to victory when they take on Burnley on Sunday in the Premier League fixture.last_img


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