Alvaro Morata Is The First Name On The Bruisers' Hit-List After Calling Premier League Defenders "Sloppy"

Oof. Bad mistake

Alvaro Morata has had a good start to his Premier League career, scoring 2 goals in the first 3 games of the season.

But if the £58 million striker has been enjoying a comfortable settling in period so far, it's about the come to an abrupt end after he labelled Premier League defenders 'tactically sloppy.'

Talking to Spanish outlet El Pais, the 24-year-old Spaniard opened up about what the differences between La Liga and Premier League defenders.

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"Tactically Chelsea are Italian, you have to conform to a system. The striker has to be a reference point for his teammates,"

'"You need to fight with the centre-backs and they're much stronger physically than in any other country."

"It's true that they're sloppy tactically and they give you chances because they slip up, but it's a different kind of football.

What's that sound we hear? Is it the nation's defenders spit-shining their studs for a special occasion?

"In Spain you have time to think and hold on to the ball. Here if you hold the ball you'll already have been given two kicks."

We have no doubt Morata will soon find out they can manage a few more than that, given the right incentive.