Alvaro Morata has seemingly dyed his hair red, as seen in his recent Instagram posts – showing just how certain the forward was to join Manchester United before being forgotten about by the Red Devils.
It all seemed set in stone. Morata to United was all but a done deal; only £6m stood between Madrid and Jose Mourinho in their valuation of the player and at one point the transfer was supposed to be done ‘within the week’ – subject to medical and all that malarkey.
A four-year contract was basically waiting on the table for him to sign and the 24-year-old Spaniard would become
Indeed, Morata returned to training with the Spanish champions having dyed his hair red. According to Marca, this could well be because of his excitement at joining the Red Devils; the forward desperate to look the part as best he can ahead of his long awaited move to Manchester.
The saddest part of it all may be the fact that it’s simply now a red hue on his head from the striker undergoing a buzz-cut – most likely shaving off his neat trim after hearing the news that Mourinho had signed Lukaku.
Simply imagining what that scene would look like is heartbreaking.