Ex-Juventus striker agrees personal terms to join Chelsea

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 09/01/2019

Former Juventus and Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain has agreed on personal terms with Premier League team Chelsea and he is set to make a move to the London based team.

The report in Marca claimed that the deal would be completed in the next few hours, Higuain would become Chelsea second signing in the winter transfer window after the signing of Christain Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund.

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The arrival of the Argentine forward would see Alvaro Morata leave the club, Sevilla is likely to be his next club as he considers a return back to Spain.

Higuain is on loan at AC Milan from Juventus due to the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo this summer and is prepared to pay his €40m transfer fee as well as his €8m a year wages.

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is keen to reunite with his former Napoli hit-man, during their spell at Napoli, Higuain scored 37 goals.