Alvaro Morata turned down a move to Tottenham on the grounds that he dreaded contending with Harry Kane, as indicated by chief Mauricio Pochettino.
Morata, 24, made the move from Real Madrid to Chelsea a month ago for a detailed £70million.
The Spain universal had likewise been connected to Manchester United before making a beeline for Stamford Bridge.
Be that as it may, Pochettino uncovered Spurs had been occupied with Morata already, just for the forward to address whether a move was appropriate with Kane featuring in advance.
“Morata discussed myself in the media,” he said.
“He stated: ‘Mauricio called me’. That was from the earliest starting point, two years back or more. He said to me: ‘Why do you need me on the off chance that you have Harry Kane?’
“You know, whether you go to attempt to sign a striker, they will state: ‘Eh gaffer, you need me for what? To be on the seat?’
“Since it’s Harry Kane, I can’t rival Harry Kane or Hugo Lloris or distinctive players.”
Kane has won the Premier League Golden Boot in each of the previous two seasons, while he has gotten no less than 20 association objectives in the past three crusades.
Goads are yet to make a marking this nearby season as they hope to enhance their 2016-17 sprinter up complete to Chelsea.