Movement at last in Manchester United's bid to sign Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata - report
Manchester United are edging closer to a deal to sign Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata, according to the latest reports emerging from Spain.
Manchester United are edging closer to a deal to sign Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata, according to the latest reports emerging from Spain.
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