The club feels the young player has the potential to be even better than De Gea in the future.
In turn, Madrid president Florentino Perez is hopeful that the funds raised by Morata's sale will help the club in their pursuit of Monaco starlet Kylian Mbappe, and so things could have a crucial knock-on effect, as per the report.
However, the transfer ultimately didn't materialise, with United signing Romelu Lukaku from Premier League rivals Everton instead for a reported £75million fee, but Herrera, who has previously been in the Spain squad with Morata, says would have welcomed the 24-year-old's arrival.
PTI's Naz Baloch joins PPP
Her father Abdullah Baloch was a member of the PPP but she instead chose to join the PTI. "We have long association with the PPP. Baloch made the announcement during a press conference in Karachi alongside PPP's Faryal Talpur.
Morata's move to United looks dead in water as a result but Mata refused to rule it out completely as there is still more than one month to go until the end of the transfer windows.
Mourinho suggested Lukaku's Premier League experience and his personal relationship with the player from their time together at Chelsea were the primary reasons United sought to buy the Belgium worldwide, the club also having been strongly linked with a deal for Antoine Griezmann before Atletico Madrid's transfer ban nixed the Frenchman's exit. So it is hard. "I think he's going to stay", Mata insisted.
Ryan Fox holes out for hole-in-three
With Poulter already in the field for the Open then for Dodt and Shinkwin tomorrow takes on even greater significance. Dodt's round was a mix of three birdies, including a gem at the last, and also two bogeys.
Szeryk competes in US Women's Open
Teenager Hye-Jin Choi and perennial Open bridesmaid Amy Yang were tied for second in an event where the South Koreans have shined. But Sung Hyun Park will probably remember that walk, the walk of a champion, for the rest of her life.
Confirmed: Meizu to Unveil the Flagship PRO 7 on July 26
The Pro 7 will be priced at CNY 2,799 ($409 or €365) for the basic version and CNY 3,299 ($482, €431) if you want more storage. In fact, the previous rumors had suggested that it is going to be on July 26 that the handset will be out on the market.
Moto G5S Plus Images Leaked: Confirm Dual Camera Setup
Just ahead of the launch, a source has leaked a camera-shot of the final version of the upcoming Moto G5S Plus smartphone . The smartphone is powered by a 3,068mAh battery and features a 5.5-inch display with 1080 pixel resolution.
Massive pipe falls on van, only minor injuries in incident
The pipe caused heavy damage to the van, smashing the windshield, roof, driver's door, and passenger door behind the driver. A large piece of metal fell off the overpass and onto a 2003 Pontiac Van below that was on an exit ramp from Interstate 4.
Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank raid
The incident came two days after three Arab Israeli gunmen shot and killed two Israeli police officers at the Temple Mount. He was later announced death on charges of being responsible for the shooting.