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FOR THE 2019/2020 SEASON

Morata to switch to number 9 shirt

The striker has picked a new number for the upcoming season.

Álvaro Morata is to switch to the number 9 shirt the upcoming season. The striker, who arrived at Atlético de Madrid in the January transfer window, wore number 22 during his first months at our club.

Today we announced the agreement between our club and Chelsea FC over the transfer of Álvaro Morata from July 1, 2020. The Spanish striker will play at our club on loan this season, as was agreed when he joined Atlético de Madrid in the January transfer window, and the move will become permanent at the beginning of the 2020-21 season.

Morata made his debut at our club on Feb. 3 against Betis with the number 22. After playing 17 games and scoring 6 goals, next season he will wear number 9.