Sevilla have dropped out of the race to sign Chelsea forward Alvaro Morata, according to the Spanish club's president Pepe Castro.
The La Liga side had expressed an interest in acquiring the Spain international, who is also a reported target of Atletico Madrid and Barcelona.
"Morata was enthusiastic about coming to Sevilla," Castro told Onda Cero. "We spoke to him and his agent.
"But it's true that the situation became more difficult because there are many strong and powerful clubs that got involved...