Alvaro Morata Of Atletico Madrid Celebrates Goal 21 During The La Picture Id1182174448?k=6&m=1182174448&s=&w=0&h=JBojQj5uyhGoHqLMgjM_1KVq9hO1v4PILfUB2WpwE6M=

Alvaro Morata has accused Chelsea teammates of undermining his ability during his time at Stamford Bridge.

The Spaniard joined the Blues from Real Madrid in a deal valued around £65 million in 2017 but was only able to make just 35 Premier League starts before joining Atletico Madrid on loan.

Morata's 18-month loan deal could be made permanent by the La Liga side subject to agreement between the two clubs.

The two-time Champions League winner added that life became unbearable for him as he stopped believing in himself.

"I'm happier now. It wasn't a good time in my football life, I'd stopped enjoying it. At times I didn't believe in myself."

During his reign under former boss Antonio Conte, Morata scored just 15 EPL goals in 18 months but failed to impress neither the ex-coach nor Maurizio

He said: "I was playing some games in England and I had the feeling that when I got into space, my team-mates looked at me and I knew they thought I wouldn't do anything good with the ball.

"It was driving me crazy. I had a bad time".

He continued: "I've smashed my phone after games. I've got home and thrown it against a wall.

"I had a back injury. I went to Germany for the treatment. Two days later I played, my back hurt again, I had a terrible game.

"I had all these messages on my phone saying 'don't worry, good times are coming' and I threw it against the wall."

His time in England contrasts badly with his spells in Italy and Spain. He scored 15 goals in 27 games for Juventus over two seasons.

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