Chelsea are reportedly willing to sell goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid if it means the club sign striker Alvaro Morata in exchange, according to The Sun.
The Premier League side, who sit eight points clear at the top of the top-flight standings after defeating Hull City 2-0 on Sunday, have been continually linked with the Spain international striker since boss Antonio Conte’s arrival last summer.
The 24-year-old, who has 18 international caps for his country and featured for Spain at Euro 2016 last year, has scored nine goals and provided four assists in 26 appearances in all competitions so far this season.
Morata, who re-joined the La Liga giants back in June 2016 from Serie A champions Juventus, is Conte’s ultimate transfer target ahead of the 2017-18 campaign in regards to his style of play, age and potential.
The forward has scored 20 goals in 78 games overall for Zinedine Zidane’s side during his two spells at the club.
Madrid have already earmarked Chelsea’s Courtois as their number one shot stopper target this summer, having struggled to complete a deal for Manchester United’s David De Gea in the past.
The report suggests Madrid would be willing to let Morata leave in exchange for Courtois.