Morata, 24, was widely expected to move to Old Trafford ahead of next season after emerged as one of the top targets of his former Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho.
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.
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He becomes the Andalusians' fifth summer capture after Ever Banega, Sebastien Corchia, Guido Pizarro and Luis Muriel. He did not start a league game - or score a goal - in 2017.
"I believe [De Gea] is going to stay [at United]", Mata said.
As reported by goal, Herrera said: "Of course I wanted to have Morata as a team-mate, he was very close because the two clubs negotiated". Club director, Marco Fassone has admitted to Mediaset Premium, their interest in the Real Madrid striker, and stated that the negotiations have heated up significantly in the last few hours.
"It is a right of Madrid to ask for their players the amount they want". We do not determine what the price is of a player of Real Madrid, Real Madrid do that. We have not come to an economic agreement, that is obvious as well.
"I didn't negotiate, it was Mr [chief executive Ed] Woodward who negotiated with Romelu, his agent [Mino Raiola] and the Everton board, the only thing I did was to call him when the situation was nearly there just to guarantee him that he would be an important player in my team. I don't think he can end with us", Mourinho added.