Real Madrid star agrees Arsenal move - Balague

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Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata has agreed to join Arsenal this summer, according to Sky Sports’ well-connected Spanish football expert Guillem Balague.

He added that Morata will “push for Madrid to accept Arsenal’s offer”, but added with caution that a deal will only be completed if - “I repeat IF, I insist IF” - the two clubs agree a fee.

Morata, 21, was strongly linked with a loan move to the Emirates Stadium last month - but the Gunners failed to land their man after Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti revealed that the Spain Under-21 international had not asked to leave the Bernabeu.

However, with first-team opportunities limited - and following the emergence of teammate Jesé Rodríguez this season - it’s believed that Morata would now be open to leaving Los Blancos and joining Arsene Wenger’s team in north London.

Morata has scored three goals in 21 appearances this season, but showcased his immense potential last summer by securing the UEFA European Under-21 Championship Golden Boot award.

The 6ft 3in striker has scored, in total, 12 goals in 11 appearances for the Spain Under-21 international side.

Is Morata the striker Arsenal should buy this summer? Should Wenger aim higher?

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