Spain international Alvaro Morata has blamed ex-boss Antonio Conte for his average form in the Chelsea shirt last season. The 25-year-old made the switch to Chelsea from Real Madrid last summer but he could not make a strong impression in the Premier League with just 11 goals through the campaign. As such, there had been the talk of him leaving Stamford Bridge during the summer but Morata has now revealed that he is keen to payback the Blues for the faith they have shown. Speaking to reporters, the Spaniard admitted…read more
Spain has dropped MLS soccer star David Villa from its latest list for the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers against Albania and Israel. Coach Julen Lopetugui called on the player in the last international window, with Villa featuring against Italy. Villa played in the 3-0 win despite being out of the team for three years. He was injured when Spain played Lichtenstein in the next game though. Lopetugui opted to leave him out altogether this time.