According to reports coming from Italian news outlet Sport Mediaset, Premier League club Chelsea have agreed a deal worth in the region of £53 million with Serie A champions Juventus for the signing of Argentinian striker Gonzalo Higuain.
The Daily Mirror reports that the Blues have had an agreement in place to sign the former Real Madrid striker with Juve on the fee for the Argentina international for a move to Stamford Bridge in this transfer window.
The on-going World Cup has delayed a number of transfer prospects for top clubs, but after Argentina’s existing the World Cup, their stars at club level looks to be on the move for transfer negotiations this summer.
Now The Metro via Mediaset says Chelsea have agreed to pay straight cash for the signing of Higuain instead of the swap deal involving Alvaro Morata as earlier claimed by La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Morata, however, would still face no choice rather than leaving the club as Higuain’s arrival at Chelsea will signal the end’s of the former’s time at the club upon his arrival at the club last summer.
Higuain has netted 55 goals since joining Juve in the summer of 2016 and is considered one of the best strikers on the planet despite his failing at international level.