Still Sour Over De Gea Fiasco? Man Utd Fans React To Morata’s Transfer To Chelsea

Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata celebrates after scoring against Espanyol.

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Manchester United fans have severely lashed out at Real Madrid on Twitter, following Alvaro Morata’s transfer to Chelsea.

The Spanish striker was heavily linked with a move to Manchester United earlier this summer, and a transfer looked all but imminent. The player had even agreed personal terms with the Red Devils, and had his heart set on a switch to the Theatre of Dreams.

However, the transfer eventually failed to materialise due to Real Madrid’s unmoving stance on his price tag. Los Blancos were adamant on selling Morata for no less than £75m, whereas United were only ready to cough up as much as £60m for Real’s second-choice forward.

Following a stalemate in these negotiations, the Premier League giants ended up signing Everton striker Romelu Lukaku instead, and ended their pursuit of Morata – much to the Spaniard’s disappointment.

The former Juventus man has finally secured a switch to England, though, as Chelsea have successfully reached an agreement with his boyhood club over a transfer.

However, this quick negotiation between the two clubs, coupled with the fact that Real have agreed to sell Morata to the Blues for a diminished fee of £58m – almost £20m less than what they demanded from the Old Trafford outfit – has seriously angered the Manchester United fans.

Manchester United's David De Gea.

Reuters / Anthony Devlin

Supporters of the Mancunian club have been left enraged with Real Madrid’s partiality towards their club, and many believe the reason behind such sour treatment from the reigning Spanish Champions is the fact that United refused to let their star goalkeeper David De Gea move to the Spanish capital.

Here’s how the Reds’ fans chastised the La Liga giants on social networking website, Twitter:

https://twitter.com/Enyawd_da_Great/status/887706069484666880

https://twitter.com/steffanjamess/status/887701235645722625

 

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Written by Kunal Kambli  

An introverted grammar pedantic who worships football and loves writing about it. Part of the BlameFootball team since 2016.

 

8 Comments

  1. Mike Guddoy on July 20, 2017 at 4:14 pm

    Los Blancos are now officially called Los Crapos.

  2. Kevin Macharia on July 20, 2017 at 5:46 pm

    I switch to Barcelona as my second favourite team from Madrid due to this. @Barcelona you are now officialy confirmed as the best Spanish team. I promise to back you always against FAKE MADRID.
    #CATALANS

  3. Uba Jr on July 20, 2017 at 10:25 pm

    Thank God he finally become Chelsea FC striker Welcome Alvaro Morata for being part of us……. More wisdom and talent is all I wish you.

  4. Oba on July 21, 2017 at 3:25 pm

    Mr Ed Woodward is fast becoming irrelevant in Man U. He is responsible for the failed bids. The owners of Man U should very seriously consider the man Ed very surplus to requirements to the scheme of things in the Club before he causes extreme pain! Mr Ed , OUT!

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  8. Abadem Peter on July 23, 2017 at 5:04 pm

    I see no reason why should be angry about morata deal, in life anything that happen happen for good. Madrid will still come for one of our good player again. we should just keep came becos we are still the richest club more than them……. but we should alway bring out money out to get good players and keep those children on beach…………

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