The club, nicknamed “Shaky”, is ready to create conditions for Argentine striker Higuain to return to play in the Premier League.
Newcastle want to recruit Higuain
Express revealed Newcastle is considering Gonzalo Higuain as the top transfer target in the near future. The Tyneside team wants to add a well-known striker when completing the process of changing owners.
Outside of Newcastle, Wolves is another Premier League club that wants to recruit Higuain
Previously, Newcastle was said to have contacted many other big names like Gareth Bale, Arturo Vidal, Coutinho, or Cavani. Of these, only Cavani plays as a striker, but the Uruguayan striker wants to go to Inter Milan or to MLS more.
The future of Higuain at Juventus right now is uncertain. The former Real striker only scored 8 goals in 34 appearances for Juventus this season. His contract with “Old Lady” will expire in June 2021.
Italian media revealed Juve is ready to sell Higuain this summer for 18 million euros to avoid losing players next year. This is the amount that can not be difficult for Newcastle.
Juventus is ready to sell Higuain this summer for 18 million euros
Higuain revealed the possibility of a River Plate at the end of his career. However, if he wants to continue his European career, Newcastle is a good choice.
River Plate wants he this summer
The striker playing for Juventus has become the transfer target of Argentina’s most successful team River Plate.
Ole quoted Enzo Francescoli’s sporting director, saying the contract is entirely possible before the actual situation. Higuain was in Argentina when his mother was in poor health. The development of the Covid-19 pandemic is also the reason why this striker has not returned to Italy.
Higuain‘s also the transfer target of some teams playing in the US Professional League (MLS), according to Ole. However, River Plate leaders are confident with their recruitment plan.
“The decision will soon be taken by Higuain. He wants to respect the contract with Juventus. We will soon promote contact with Higuain. It would be great if he agreed to return to the team,” Francescoli answered Ole.
“It is clear that he needs to think about returning to Argentina. Everything depends on Higuain‘s decision. He is important to River Plate. He grew up here and his father also played for this club”, Francescoli continued.
Ole also said that the prospect of the two sides reaching an agreement is likely to happen in the future, in terms of economics as well as tradition.
Higuain started his professional career at River Plate and scored 15 goals in 41 matches for the Buenos Aires city team. The striker moved to Real Madrid in January 2007.
In March 2019, Higuain announced his retirement from the national team because he wanted to spend more time with his family, after 75 matches for Argentina.