Morata forced to withdraw from Spain squad with injury

Taylor Byrd
October 3, 2017

I don't think it's serious.

Antonio Conte, the Chelsea manager, claimed that Morata's withdrawal during the City game was precautionary, as the 24-year-old had suffered a knock in the Champions League victory over Atletico Madrid three days earlier.

The Spanish Football Federation have this evening confirmed that Alvaro Morata has suffered a myofascial injury to his hamstring muscles, potentially ruling him out for up to six weeks.

The Spanish national team have revealed the extent of Alvaro Morata's injury after suffering a hamstring injury (via The Metro).

Other experts say Morata could face eight weeks out, but Chelsea have still not placed an official time frame on his comeback.

Morata hobbled off during the loss to Manchester City over the weekend and will play no part in Spain's global fixtures in the next two weeks.

Batshuayi has scored vital goals for Chelsea from the substitutes' bench and in cup competitions, but has struggled when relied upon from the start against tough opposition.

Chelsea could be without Alvaro Morata for their next 11 games, including six games that could define their season in the Premier League and Champions League.

Since having arrived at Stamford Bridge from Real Madrid this summer, Morata has set the Premier League alight, racking up 6 goals and 2 assists in his first 7 English top-flight appearances.

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