One man’s meat they say is another man’s poison, and this could be the case of former Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, who has started out life in the EPL in amazing fashion.
Many Madridistas feel that Zinedine Zidane shouldn’t have let go of the 24-year-old and they are having a difficult time hearing of his exploits in England.
Madrid-based publications AS and Marca, who have both kept a close eye on the Spaniard’s form for the Premier League champions since his move, have hailed his performance in the 4-0 win against Stoke.
“The first days were not easy for the attacker, and even Antonio Conte left a message publicly to put the batteries, but the Madrid caught the message and proof of it is his great start in the Premier League with 6 goals in 6 games,” wrote David Sanchidrian in AS.
“A figure that did not reach in the League with the Madrid until day 20 of the last campaign, although playing less minutes than in Chelsea, and that leaves him top scorer of the English league matched with the Kun Agüero and with Lukaku.”
Marca compared the 24-year-old to former Brazil and Real Madrid great Ronaldo following his second goal at Stoke: “The real work of art came in 78′. Bakayoko intercepted a pass and the rest of the merit is attributed to a Morata who reminded me of Ronaldo Nazario. He grabbed the ball and started running without Glen Johnson or Fletcher being able to take the gauntlet. Fletcher broke him: he felt that he would hit the long stick with his right then cut in and then put the ball away from Butland’s reach. A deserved victory after a race of 45 meters plagued with power.”