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Alvaro Morata refuses to discuss Juventus future after Coppa Italia success

Morata decide il match dell'Olimpico (Getty)
Image: Alvaro Morata hits extra-time winner as Serie A champions Juventus seal Coppa Italia double

Alvaro Morata has refused to discuss whether his extra-time Coppa Italia winner could prove his last goal for Juventus.

The Spain hitman climbed off the bench to sink AC Milan 1-0 in Rome on Saturday night, securing Juventus an historic second consecutive domestic double.

Juve became the first side in Italian football to land back-to-back Serie A and Coppa Italia doubles, with Morata settling a drab affair in extra-time.

The 23-year-old blasted home Juan Cuadrado's cross in his first meaningful contribution just minutes after joining the Stadio Olimpico fray, but later batted off questions about his future.

"It's not my last game of the season as I have to play in the Euros," Morata told Rai Sport.

"I have to make the most of my current form and not even think about the future."

Real Madrid have been rumoured to be considering exercising their buy-back option on the striker, while Arsenal have also been linked with a summer move for the eight-cap Spain striker.

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Morata insisted he must concentrate on his Euro 2016 commitments before resolving his long-term future however, preferring instead to focus on the accurate pre-match prediction of friends and family.

"Yesterday, my friends said I'd come off the bench and score, so they were right," said Morata.

"Today was a good day, my father and friends are in the stands.

"We have to compliment Milan, as they put in a fine performance and made it really difficult for us, but it's the result that counts."

I have to make the most of my current form and not even think about the future.
Juventus striker Alvaro Morata

Juventus' victory also ensured Milan failed to qualify for European competition for the third year running.

Sassuolo will enter next season's Europa League, their first foray into continental competition.

Riccardo Montolivo insisted Milan deserved the victory, but was left to lament poor finishing in defeat.

"If this was a boxing match, we'd have won on points," Montolivo said.

"Unfortunately, you need that final moment to finish off chances and we lacked that today.

"If we had played this way throughout the season it would have been a very different campaign."

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