Chelsea’s 33 million pounds transfer target Gonzalo Higuain agrees to join the dethroned Premier League Champions in January 2019, according to reports in Italy.
The new Blues manager Maurizio Sarri eager to reunite with Argentina international as the West London outfit want to bring a new striker in next month to replace flop Alvaro Morata.
Former Napoli coach and Higuain thrived together during their time at Stadio San Paolo with the 31-year-old goal poacher setting a Serie A record by scoring 36 goals in the 2015/16 campaign.
According to Sport
Mediaset, Juventus are willing to accept Chelsea’s bid for ex-Real Madrid star, while the striker has officially requested to join Sarri at Stamford Bridge and the Blues are willing to allow Alvaro Morata to join AC Milan on an 18-month loan deal.
The perennial Champions would be to take over AC Milan’s loan agreement with Juve and sign Higuain on a temporary deal until the end of the season and have the option to make the move permanent for €36 million (£33m).
Higuain is currently on loan at AC Milan from Juventus but the Argentine is struggling to find his best form with just two goals in his last 10 appearances