The Red Devils are thought to be in advanced talks with Real Madrid about the potential signing of the 24-year-old Spain worldwide, although it is understood that no fee has yet been agreed.
While it's noted in the report that Morata has agreed on personal terms with the Red Devils, it's claimed that Abramovich is ready to sanction a staggering £70m bid for the Spanish worldwide to try and tempt him to turn down Man Utd and in turn accept a move to Stamford Bridge instead.
United had been favourites to sign the Spain worldwide, with a £65m deal appearing close to completion last week.
As a result, the Morata link makes sense, but it will leave United and Mourinho far from impressed if they miss out on two of their top targets to their Premier League rivals.
Mmmm chop: Hanson disses Bieber music as "Chlamydia of the ear"
During a recent interview to promote their Australian tour, the brotherly trio shared some not-so-kind words about Justin Bieber . A Hanson: "Can I just say I'm glad I didn't now what that was?" " Chlamydia of the ear, it sucks ", Isaac added.
Chelsea have also been heavily linked with a move for Everton's Romelu Lukaku, while Conte reportedly told Costa that he is not in his planning for next season.
Gigi Donnarumma has issued his intent to leave AC Milan, while Juventus are hoping to sign the next great Azzurri keeper to be the long term replacement for Gigi Buffon.
Last summer, Los Blancos utilised their buyback option and brought him back to the Bernabeu for €30 million.
"I feel indebted to him because he's the coach that most trusted in me, most wanted me, who made me feel I could perform at the highest level".