Dani Carvajal said he is happy for former Real Madrid team-mate Alvaro Morata ahead of his move to bitter LaLiga rivals Atletico Madrid.
Morata is poised to swap Premier League side Chelsea for Atletico on an initial 18-month loan deal, with the option to make the move permanent.
The 26-year-old forward left Madrid for Chelsea in 2017, however, the Spaniard has struggled at Stamford Bridge over the past year.
Carvajal has no hard feelings as Morata – who emerged from Madrid’s youth system and won two Champions League titles as well as a pair of LaLiga trophies among others – closes in on Atletico.
“They are decisions of each player. I do not judge him,” Madrid full-back Carvajal told reporters following Sunday’s 4-2 win against Espanyol.
“If he is happy at Atletico, I am happy for him. He is my friend and I wish him the best.
“I’m happy for him because in England he did not have many opportunities
“We just hope he does not have a good game against us [On February 9].”
Morata has scored five goals in 16 Premier League appearances this season, while he has managed nine in all competitions.
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