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Zola Expects Higuain To Be An Instint Hit At Chelsea

Chelsea assistant manager Gianfranco Zola has backed Gonzalo Higuain to make an instant impact at Stamford Bridge as the Argentina striker prepares for his debut this weekend. Higuain joined Chelsea on loan from Juventus on Thursday and could make his first appearance for the Blues in the FA Cup fourth-round tie against Sheffield Wednesday on Sunday. “There are players who …

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Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Slams ‘Disgraceful’ Higuain After Meltdown

Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini criticised Gonzalo Higuain on Tuesday for the AC Milan forward’s meltdown after he was sent off for verbally abusing a referee. In Sunday’s 2-2 draw with his parent club Juventus the on-loan Argentinian responded aggressively to being shown a yellow card for a dangerous tackle on Medhi Benatia. That led referee Paolo Mazzoleni to …

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“They Kicked Me Out” – Higuain Opens Up On Juventus Exit

AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain said on Thursday he was not bitter despite being “kicked out” by Juventus after superstar Cristiano Ronaldo’s arrival last summer. Juventus signed Higuain from Napoli for 90 million euros ($103 million) in 2016, but after the surprise arrival of Ronaldo from Real Madrid for 100 million euros ($115m) this summer, the Italian giants could not …

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Higuain Signs For AC Milan As Bonucci Returns To Juventus

Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain on Thursday moved to AC Milan in a three-player swap deal between the seven-time European champions and Juventus that will see Leonardo Bonucci return to Turin after just a season away. Milan signed 30-year-old Higuain on a one-year loan deal worth a reported 18 million euros ($21 million) that gives them the option to buy the …

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The Five Biggest Challenges Facing Maurizio Sarri At Chelsea

COBHAM, ENGLAND - JULY 14: Maurizio Sarri of Chelsea with Carlo Cudicini and Jorginho during a training session at Chelsea Training Ground on July 14, 2018 in Cobham, England. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

Maurizio Sarri is the latest name to take on the prestigious yet poisoned chalice that is the Chelsea managerial position. The former Napoli boss replaced compatriot Antonio Conte at the weekend, and wasted no time in recruiting his first signing by bringing midfielder Jorginho from Serie A along for the ride. However, despite the optimism that a new manager brings, …

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Argentina Set To Make Sweeping Changes To Save Their World Cup

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, RUSSIA - JUNE 21: Gonzalo Higuain of Argentina looks on during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group D match between Argentina and Croatia at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on June 21, 2018 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli is set to make a number of changes to his lineup for Tuesday’s do-or-die World Cup clash with Nigeria. The South American giants must defeat the Super Eagles to stand any chance of progressing to the next round, and even that might not be enough if Iceland earn three points against already-qualified Croatia. According to reports …

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Watch: Gonzalo Higuain Scores Vs Monaco After Glorious Backheel Assist From Dani Alves

Oh Dani Alves, behave! After Cristiano Ronaldo singlehandedly dismantled Atletico Madrid with a phenomenal Champions League hat-trick on Tuesday night, the footballing world turned their attention to the second semi-final on Wednesday as Monaco hosted Juve. Although the French side looked solid in the opening quarter, in the 29th minute, Juve proved their class after a flowing move saw Gonzalo …

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Have Manchester City Confirmed Their Interest In Alexis Sanchez?

Alexis Sanchez has yet to sign a new contract with Arsenal. Last summer Arsenal fans lived in fear of Juventus’ reported interest in Alexis Sanchez. After selling Paul Pogba to Manchester United, the Italian club were awash with cash and were looking to spend big on a marquee signing. Eventually Juve moved Gonzalo Higuaín, easing the fears of Arsenal fans, who …

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Twitter Reacts As Rampant Brazil Put Argentina’s World Cup Plans In Serious Danger

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 10: Neymar #10 of Brazil struggles for the ball with Nicolas Otamendi #17 of Argentina during a match between Brazil and Argentina as part of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifier at Mineirao stadium on November 10, 2016 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Brazil moved a step closer to World Cup  qualification with a well-deserved 3-0 win against Argentina in Belo Horizonte on Thursday night. Goals from Philippe Coutinho, Neymar and Paulinho put the visitors to the sword, maintaining new manager Tite’s 100% record and leaving Argentina with something of mess on their hands. Edgardo Bauza’s side are, it should be remembered, still …

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Serie A Side’s President Confirms Arsenal Bid For His Star Striker In The Summer

TURIN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 21: Gonzalo Higuain of Juventus FC gestures during the Serie A match between Juventus FC and Cagliari Calcio at Juventus Stadium on September 21, 2016 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Although Arsenal have found an attacking rhythm this season, their strikeforce might could perhaps have looked markedly different. In utilising Alexis Sánchez as the main forward, Arsenal have not excatly found goals hard to come by as they reap the benefits of having a fluid, dynamic attack. However, things might have been different had they been successful in their attempt to …

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Arsenal Star Demands Buy-Out Clause Is Inserted Into Contract

Arsenal are set to begin contract negotiations with two of their biggest names. As rumours of Juventus’ interest in Alexis Sanchez circulated during the summer transfer window, Arsenal fans feared their star attacker would leave the club before the start of the new season. Those fears were allayed somewhat when Juventus moved for Gonzalo Higuain, paving the way for straight …

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Revealed: The Significant Pay Hike Demanded By Alexis Sanchez Ahead Of Contract Negotiations [Report]

Alexis Sanchez has yet to sign a new contract with Arsenal. Throughout the summer months, Arsenal fans lived in fear of Alexis Sanchez’s possible departure from Arsenal. Although most fans believed the Chilean attacker wouldn’t leave the Emirates, Juventus were in the process of selling Paul Pogba to Manchester United for £89 million, meaning few players were out of their …

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