He went to one last Real Madrid training session, not to participate in it, but to bid his former teammates and coaches goodbye.
He got applauded by everyone as he was leaving the pitch of the UCLA facilities the Blancos have been using for days now, he got into a car, and his destination was the airport.
From there, Alvaro Morata flew to London to have his medical and sign his contract at Chelsea, exactly as Real Madrid themselves had announced a little earlier.
Real Madrid CF and Chelsea FC have reached an agreement over the transfer of the player Alvaro Morata, pending the relevant medical exams. The club wants to express its gratitude to the player for all these years of dedication and professionalism, and also for his exemplary behavior ever since he was a member of our academy, and then as a member of the first team
the Spanish and European champions announced through their official website.
According to reports, the fee Chelsea will need to pay is in the region of £70 million, less than what the Madrid club were reported to be asking for weeks from Manchester United for exactly the same player.