Serie A Forward Keen On Joining Chelsea: Should The Pensioners Move In For Him?

According to a recent report by Sportmediaset, Juventus forward Gonzalo Higuain, who is currently on loan at AC Milan, is eager to make a switch to Chelsea in order to reunite with his former boss Maurizio Sarri at Stamford Bridge. The same report has also claimed that the Turin-based team has granted Higuain permission to go ahead with the deal with AC Milan also willing to cut his loan spell short after the Argentine striker failed to live up to the high expectations surrounding his arrival at the San Siro.

It was previously claimed by the Sun that the Pensioners were in talks with Milan over a potential swap deal involving the Argentine international and Alvaro Morata. So if the recent reports are accurate about Higuain’s desire to move to Stamford Bridge, then Sarri should consider making a move for him soon as he could be a consistent goal-scorer at West London with elite players such as Eden Hazard, Pedro, and Willian operating around him.

Higuain has featured in 19 matches for AC Milan this term, scoring seven goals while grabbing three assists in all competitions. He has also earned 75 international caps for the Argentine national team and has 31 goals to his name for his country. 

At 31, the South American sensation still has a few years left in him to play at a high level which the Pensioners could benefit from over the new few years if they manage to recruit him in the near future. Higuain is still very quick and is an accomplished finisher in front of goal which is exactly what Sarri’s team is crying out for at the moment.

The addition of Higuain will undoubtedly bolster Sarri’s attacking options significantly at Stamford Bridge. Moreover, he will be a significant upgrade over both Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud who have both flattered to deceive with their performances this season. The lack of goals between the duo have left Chelsea’s title hopes in tatters, and now they find themselves in a real battle with Arsenal for a place in the top 4 at the end of this campaign.

Sarri should not waste any more time and go all out for Higuain’s services during the January transfer window as he is exactly the type of player who can thrive with regular first-team opportunities at the West London club.

The following two tabs change content below.

Abhinab Ghosh

A 26-year-old sports writer and an aspiring football coach who has road-tripped across the Scottish Highlands, but has never been to Wales. Sucker for cliff-hangers and catchy riffs. Known to be a grunger and not to be a stranger.

Share This Article

West Ham United Interested In Signing This Tottenham Hotspur Midfielder: Good Fit For Pellegrini?

Next Story »

Manchester United Have No Plans To Sell This French Midfielder: A Wise Move For The Red Devils?


  • Strength And Weakness Of This New Leeds United Signing And Where Will He Fit Into Bielsa’s Plans?

    2 weeks ago

    Leeds United have confirmed that they had completed the signing of Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Portuguese winger Helder Costa. The winger has joined initially on a year-long loan deal, but ...

    Read More
  • With Hay Confirming Forward Is Close To Joining Leeds United, We Do A Scout Report On The Player

    2 weeks ago

    Leeds United squandered a glorious opportunity to return to the top flight despite enjoying a boisterous start to their 2018-19 campaign. But a lack of depth, as ...

    Read More
  • A Full Profile On Liverpool’s First Summer Signing Sepp van den Berg: What He Will Bring To Anfield?

    3 weeks ago

    Liverpool have confirmed on their official website that Sepp van den Berg will complete his move to Anfield from PEC Zwolle in July. The Dutch teenager has become ...

    Read More
  • Liverpool Are On The Brink Of Sealing Move For This Defensive Ace: A Complete Scout Report

    3 weeks ago

    According to a recent report by the Telegraph, Liverpool have won the chase to secure the services of PEC Zwolle centre-back Sepp van den Berg during the summer transfer ...

    Read More
  • Strength And Weakness Of This New Rangers Signing Joe Aribo And Does Gerrard Need Him?

    3 weeks ago

    Arsenal and Manchester City were interested. A club from the Bundesliga as well. So were Aston Villa and Southampton, Charlton wanted him to stay and somewhere Celtic ...

    Read More