Alvaro Morata has “sparked fears” among his Chelsea team-mates that he could leave the club in the summer.
Morata joined Chelsea in a club record deal from Real Madrid last summer and made a solid start to his career with six goals in his first 10 games.
But the goals began to dry up with just five scored between September 30 and March 18 and Morata has cut a frustrated figure on several occasions, including a game when he received a red card for diving and dissent against Norwich in January.
And due to his poor form, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has opted to play without a striker at times despite Morata being fit to play.
According to the Telegraph, Morata has been “downbeat” around the training ground and his team-mates think he wants to play in Spain or Italy.
A return to Real could be possible with wholesale changes expected in the summer.
Italian side Juventus have been linked with Morata, where he spent two seasons on loan