Alvaro Morata is on loan at Atletico Madrid from Chelsea but the Spanish striker says his days at the Stamford Bridge were more depressive than that of Fernando Torres.
After struggling to establish any credibility in England while playing for Chelsea, the former Real Madrid striker is having the best times of his life at Atletico.
Fernando Torres had a similar stellar career with Los Rojiblancos and an even more stellar one at Liverpool. The moment he made the 50 million pounds move to
Stamford Bridge, he became the mockery of the whole league.
He went on a dry spell for the longest record in a while of any Chelsea striker and failed to offer what the likes of Didier Drogba offer the Blues when he wasn’t scoring – link up play.
Torres’ goal against Barcelona in the semi-final of the UEFA Champions League did bring a level of redemption but it was never enough.
In spite of all these, Alvaro Morata believes he hard it worse at Chelsea. After failing to nail down a starting berth, he also became as non-effective when coming on as a substitute. His form at the Bridge was so bad, he got dropped by Spain’s national coach and missed out on last year’s world cup as a result.
Atletico, like it did for Torres, seems to be a good confidence-gaining ground from all strikers traumatized in England. Torres went there the moment he left Chelsea. Enjoyed his game once again before he finally hung up his boot.
Another trouble striker was Diego Costa who got into all manner of fight will fans, coach, referees, opposition defenders, team mates and just about everyone in England.
Going back to Atletico had him enjoying his football again.
With Morata’s loan spell coming to an end, he would rather hang up his boot than return to Chelsea.