GONZALO HIGUAIN is “virtually sure” to be despatched again to Juventus after flopping at Chelsea on mortgage, in line with stories.
The 31-year-old has scored simply three objectives since becoming a member of the Blues – two in opposition to relegated Huddersfield in February and one in opposition to Fulham, who’re additionally going into the Championship, final month.
Higuain was introduced in on the insistence of boss Maurizio Sarri however has proved a powerful failure.
And due to that, Gazzetta dello Sport say it’s extremely seemingly Chelsea is not going to make his mortgage deal everlasting in the summertime.
Higuain – who’s the newest in a rising line of Chelsea’s pricey duds – will return to Turin, the place they have to resolve what to do with him.
Juventus are in a spot of hassle themselves following their Champions League exit to Ajax.
And so they face a tricky name on what to do subsequent with the Argentina star, who nonetheless has two years remaining on his contract.
Chelsea followers will in all probability be glad to see the again of Higuain.
They begged Sarri – who had Higuain play for him at Napoli – to ditch the striker after he fired a clean in opposition to Liverpool final weekend.
His exit might be excellent news for Olivier Giroud, too.
The previous Arsenal frontman insists he’ll stroll away from Stamford Bridge if he isn’t assured sport time.
With one fewer title forward of him, Sarri could also be extra keen to show to the World Cup winner, particularly as they await the end result of their switch ban attraction.