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Chelsea striker Morata set to sell his Madrid home after burglary

A concerned Alvaro Morata is set to sell his Madrid home after his wife was hit by an armed robbery last week.

The burglars stormed the 26-year-old's property on Friday while he was on international duty in the Faroe Islands as Spain ran out 4-1 winners in the Euro 2020 qualifier.

Morata's wife Alice Campello and his twin sons Alessandro and Leonardo were inside the property along with the caretaker and housekeeper when armed robbers forced their way in.

It is believed that they entered via an upstairs window before stealing a number of valuable items including watches and jewellery, reports The Sun.

Morata - currently on loan at Atletico Madrid from Chelsea - has stated the most important thing is that no one was hurt during the harrowing incident.

He said: "It's a scare, I want to thank all the people who have worried, at the service of the police and of all the means that have been put at our disposal.

"They are things that can happen, now to put more security measures and now we are on vacation so to enjoy them.

"Everything they have been able to take is secondary when there is health in between, that's it, it's over, chapter closed and I hope they do not do it any more."

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