After putting Stoke City to the sword with a brilliant hattrick on Saturday, Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata unwinded on his day off with a round of golf but the footballer in him came to the fore on the course as the Spaniard showed his slick ball skills with a

Yes, you read that right and if you still don’t believe us, watch the video Morata posted on his Instagram profile below:

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The 24-year-old Spaniard signed for the Blues in the summer for a club-record fee of £60 million and has hit the ground running with six goals in as many Premier League games to be jointly leading the scoring charts with Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero and United striker Romelu Lukaku.

Morata left the bet365 Stadium on Saturday a happy man! (Photo: AFP)

Effectively signed to replace his compatriot Diego Costa, who is set to complete his transfer back to Atletico Madrid after falling out with manager Antonio Conte, Morata’s blistering form has forced his critics to eat his words in recent weeks.

Chelsea, defending champions, are third in the league table behind the Manchester duo by three points and while it is still early in the season, it looks like these three clubs will be contesting for the title in the 2017-18 season.

Antonio Conte lavished praise on the forward last week and Morata responded by scoring a hattrick on Saturday! (Photo: AFP)

The Blues have a massive week ahead, for after their 4-0 away demolition of Stoke, they travel to Madrid to take on Atletico Madrid in a crucial UEFA Champions League group-stage tie in mid-week before hosting Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday.