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Mauro Icardi and Patrick Cutrone 'identified as possible Alvaro Morata replacements'

Alvaro Morata is reportedly set to leave Chelsea, with Mauro Icardi and Patrick Cutrone identified as possible replacements for the misfiring striker.

Inter Milan star Icardi is claimed to be the Blues' No.1 option to replace the Spaniard in January.

However, if a move for Argentina fails, Maurizio Sarri is additionally according to have an interest in AC Milan prospect Cutrone.

The claims were created by The Sun, who say Chelsea have lost patience with Morata, signed from Real Madrid for £65million in summer 2017.

Morata scored fifteen goals in forty eight appearances for the west London outfit last season and has found the net three times in seven outings so far this term.

But he has struggled to seek out kind for long periods and is currently set to be offloaded, it's claimed.

The Sun report that the Blues are quoted £90million for 25-year-old Icardi, who has scored five goals in eight games this season.

Cutrone, linked with a move to Tottenham, would doubtless value somewhere within the region of £25million, they say.

The 20-year-old, an out-and-out striker, has played fewer than 30 Serie A games, notching 11 times.

He's already a full Italy international.

A quality striker would beyond question boost Chelsea's probabilities of difficult for the Premier League title if they can find one in January.

Icardi, who has more than 100 senior career goals, would be expected to hit the bottom running, whereas Cutrone may need more time to adjust.

Morata, 25, had an honest goal-scoring record at Real madrid and Juventus, however has not absolutely convinced in England.

This season, role player Giroud has been picked sooner than him, whereas Eden Hazard has additionally been employed in a central role.

Morata is predicted to be enclosed in Sarri's squad to face Manchester United at the weekend.