Morata believes in Madrid role

Alvaro Morata has reflected on his belief that he ‘will gradually gain more prominence’ at Real Madrid, with his goal to ‘keep learning’.

The striker has seemingly dropped down the pecking order at the Santiago Bernabeu in recent weeks, with struggles for game-time amid competition from Karim Benzema and Jese Rodriguez leading to continue speculation of a loan move in January.

However, the 21-year-old has outlined his determination to continue and his contentment with his current situation.

“Last season I played 17 games and now I feel more important,” Morata told Sportium in an interview released this week.

“My goal is to keep learning, I am young and I have a long way to go. It is a privilege to share a dressing room with the best players in the world.

“To train every day with them helps you to grow a lot, it’s like doing a master’s degree at the best club in history.

“I believe I have responded well whenever I have been called upon. To play for Real Madrid it is not enough to just finish well. You have to run a lot, press, look for gaps on the wing and be more complete.

“I am convinced that I will gradually gain more prominence.”

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