Juventus Star Striker Morata says “In January I could move to Barça”

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VIGO, SPAIN - JULY 07: Alvaro Morata of Atletico de Madrid celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the Liga match between RC Celta de Vigo and Club Atletico de Madrid at Abanca-Balaídos on July 07, 2020 in Vigo, Spain. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Octavio Passos/Getty Images)

It have been noted that Juventus’ player Alvaro Morata was so close to Barcelona in the past winter transfer window but the negotiation lasted several weeks, only to be skipped by the will of Juventus and the coach Massimiliano Allegri to allow the star striker to move to the Spanish giant.

The Spanish forward recalled those moments during an interview with Men’s Health Espana: “I could have joined Barcelona in January, but the coach told me that another striker would arrive and that I would play as second striker, a little further back. There all the doors have closed”.