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Sevilla chief Caparros: Major competition for Chelsea striker Morata

Sevilla chief Caparros: Major competition for Chelsea striker Morata

Wilson, meanwhile, has been hugely important for Bournemouth this season, scoring 11 goals in all competitions for the Cherries so far.

As reported by the club's official website, the Spaniard has not been risked by Blues boss Maurizio Sarri as the team bid to win the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final at Wembley.

But Sky Sports journalist Rob Dorsett insists his absence last night was due to injury - although he admits Morata's future remains to be up in the air.

"It turns out he does have a slight hamstring problem".

According to Talksport, the player is being tracked by La Liga side Sevilla who are in the market for a new attack-minded player.

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"There are many possibilities we are working on", Sevilla Director of Football Joaquin Caparros told the media when asked about Morata, according to Football Espana.

"The player [Morata] wants to come here over other options, but the negotiation with Chelsea will be very complicated".

Secondly, in the case of a loan deal, Chelsea are not willing to pick up any of Morata's annual nine-million-euro salary, meaning that any club hoping to sign the Spain striker will have to factor in a sizeable sum in wages.

For that reason, the story suggests that Chelsea FC may find it hard to tempt the Cherries into selling Wilson this month.

"Today a number of names have been linked with a possible move to Chelsea - Higuain, Icardi and also a suggestion of a possible swap with Andre Silva of AC Milan".