Chelsea make a move for Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain

Chelsea make a move for Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain

Chelsea make a move for Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri's primary target is Higuain, who he worked with during his time at Napoli.

The Argentine's brother and agent, Nicolas, reportedly flew to London to try and finalise the move on Thursday, with Maurizio Sarri desperate to bring in Higuain as a replacement for Alvaro Morata.

Sarri will hope to get the best out of Higuain, whose form in Naples saw him land a move to Juventus in a mouthwatering £77.9m move three years ago.

Higuain scored 38 goals across all competitions during his one season under Sarri at Napoli and is a flawless fit for the manager's attacking style of football.

Higuain joined the Rossoneri with a view to a permanent £32million switch at the end of the season, but Chelsea would be reluctant to spend so much on a player who is already in his thirties.

The report details that the Argentina global could make the switch to the Premier League in January, as Milan are prepared to cut his loan spell with them.

England worldwide Wilson has found the back of the net nine times in the Premier League this season and has registered five assists.

However, Milan sporting director Leonardo said on Tuesday that Higuain had to "get down to work".

Higuain is on-loan at AC Milan from Juventus, which makes the deal a hard one to negotiate, especially in January.

AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain has "agreed to terms" and is set to move to Premier League club Chelsea, Italian sports daily Gazzetta Dello Sport reported on Wednesday.

"A goal can change things, but if he is to continue here, he needs to take on responsibility". While the 31-year-old has been a key figure for the Rossoneri this season, he is believed to have had his head turned by the interest from Chelsea, who are in need of a top class striker.

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