Latest Chelsea News: Gonzalo Higuain arrives in Italy to decide between AC Milan and Chelsea

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  • Gonzalo Higuain arrives in Italy today and is expected to make a decision regarding his future very soon
  • Juventus are in talks with AC Milan for a possible transfer of Higuain with a swap for Bonucci 
  • Chelsea is right behind Milan in the queue and will jump ahead if the deal between Juventus and Milan falls through

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain is expected to arrive in Italy today in order to take a final decision on his future, which is increasingly looking like it will be away from Turin. With AC Milan and Chelsea still very much in the hunt, it’s not very clear where Higuain will start the 2018-2019 season.

Latest Chelsea News: Gonzalo Higuain’s future to be decided in the next 48 hours

The latest Chelsea news is that Higuain, who was part of the Argentinian squad at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, will arrive in Italy with his brother agent Nicolas. It is understood that the presence of his brother will help speed things up.

Juventus are currently understood to be involved in a discussion with AC Milan for Higuain but a swap deal involving Leonardo Bonucci is also being talked about.

Latest Chelsea Transfer Rumours: Higuain demanding a salary of €8m

According to Chelsea latest transfer news, Higuain is demanding a salary of around €8m per year and although he has not met with the AC Milan representatives or agreed personal term, the fact that his agent is with him right now will help speed up the process, which is necessary given that the transfer window shuts early in England this year. 

As per latest Chelsea news, If the deal with AC Milan falls through Chelsea are waiting in the wings to pounce on the former Real Madrid striker who scored over 100 goals in La Liga and Seria A. Chelsea have just made one signing so far in the form of Jorginho from AS Monaco but new manager Sarri isn’t too worried.

Chelsea will start their season on August 5th against Manchester City in the Community Shield match, which marks the start of the English domestic season. The Blues drew against Inter Milan yesterday and will now take on Arsenal in what will be their final preseason game before the start of the season.

As per latest Chelsea transfer rumours, Higuain’s next move could be decided in the next couple of days, which should give Sarri ample time to change his target, if the Argentinian international does indeed move to Seria A giants AC Milan, having already played for Juventus and Napoli.

Higuain had to opt out of Real Madrid after the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo and the fate is taking him the same way again this summer. Ronaldo is expected to arrive in Turin tonight, with his first practice session scheduled for tomorrow morning.

Massimiliano Allegri has already stated that the euphoria surrounding Ronaldo’s arrival has indeed unsettled the Juventus squad a bit but they are working hard to be fully ready ahead of the season opener on August 19th.
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