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New Chelsea signing Morata takes No.9 shirt

Goal.com logo Goal.com 24-07-2017

Chelsea have confirmed that new signing Alvaro Morata will wear the No.9 shirt for the 2017-18 campaign.

The Blues completed a £70 million deal for the Real Madrid striker on July 21, with the Spaniard signing a five-year contract.

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And the west London club have revealed that Morata will take the No.9, a squad number that had been vacant over the 2016-17 campaign.

The last player to have worn that particular number on their back is Radamel Falcao during what was a disappointing loan spell during the 2015-2016 season.

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