Chelsea confirm Gonzalo Higuain transfer on credit for rest of the season


GONZALO HIGUAIN « can’t wait » to get started at Chelsea subsequent to finishing his turn to the Blues.

Chelsea affirmed the catch of the 31-year-old on Wednesday night on loan for the rest of the season.


Higuain finished his previous loan spell at AC Milan to move to Stamford Bridge from Juventus.

The Blues new No9 said: « When the opportunity to join Chelsea presented itself I had to take it. It’s a team I’ve constantly preferred that has a great deal of history, an awesome arena and they play in the Premier League, a league I’ve always wanted to play in.

« I now hope I can give back that trust Chelsea have shown me out on the pitch. I can hardly wait to begin and I would like to adjust at the earliest opportunity. »

Blues boss Maurizio Sarri confirmed the arrival of Higuain on Wednesday evening.


Sarri revealed it was “impossible” Higuain had been enrolled before a tight early afternoon due date.

But the gaffer is excited to be linking up with a player who once scored 36 goals under him in a solitary Serie A season at Napoli.

Sarri stated: « He is an extremely solid striker, especially in my first season in Naples.

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