• Higuain, Lewandowski among best strikers – Ancelotti

    Higuain, Lewandowski among best strikers – Ancelotti

    Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti has said Gonzalo Higuain and Robert Lewandowski are two of the best strikers in the world, and Paulo Dybala is on his way to joining them.

    Ancelotti worked with Higuain at Real Madrid, before the Argentina international was sold to Napoli in 2013, while he currently coaches Poland international Lewandowski at Bayern.

    “I was unable to convince Higuain to stay in Madrid,” Ancelotti told Tuttosport. “He wanted a more regular game so he chose to move to […]

  • Higuain should not feel like a traitor – Allegri

    Higuain should not feel like a traitor – Allegri

    Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri believes no guilt should be attached to Gonzalo Higuain’s match-winning turn against his former club Napoli at Juventus Stadium.

    Argentina striker Higuain spearheaded Napoli’s bid to dethrone Juve as Serie A champions last season before making an acrimonious €90million move to Turin during the close season.

    He made light of being the focus of pre-match attention against his former employers by scoring a 70th minute winner after Jose Callejon swiftly cancelled out Leonardo Bonucci’s opener for the hosts.

    Allegri […]

  • Gonzalo Higuain scores spectacular double as Juventus maintain perfect start in Serie A

    Gonzalo Higuain scores spectacular double as Juventus maintain perfect start in Serie A

    Gonzalo Higuain starred with a spectacular scissor-kick as Juventus maintained their 100 per cent start to the Serie A season with a 3-1 win over Sassuolo.

    Higuain got off to a blistering start in Turin with a fine fourth minute opener before the acrobatic effort from inside the box put his side two goals up and left the visitors shell-shocked on Saturday.

    Miralem Pjanic added a third for the in-form hosts before the half-hour mark and there were fears Sassuolo, seeking to […]

  • ‘Keep calling me fat, I’ll keep scoring’ – Higuain

    ‘Keep calling me fat, I’ll keep scoring’ – Higuain

    Some may believe the former Napoli striker is carrying some extra pounds, but he insists he is in good shape and is spurred on by the insults.

    Gonzalo Higuain has hit back at suggestions he is out of shape after scoring on his Serie A debut for Juventus.

    The Argentina striker finally made the switch from Napoli in late July after intense speculation last season’s top Serie A goalscorer would join the reigning champions.

    Juve splashed out a reported €90million to prise Higuain […]

  • Juventus 2-1 Fiorentina: Super sub Higuain nets winner on debut

    Juventus 2-1 Fiorentina: Super sub Higuain nets winner on debut

    Last term’s Serie A top scorer marked his first appearance in Bianconeri colours with a decisive contribution, giving the hosts a winning start to their title defence.

    Gonzalo Higuain came off the bench to score the winner on his Juventus debut, as the Italian champions battled to a 2-1 victory over Fiorentina on Saturday.

    The €90 million signing was left out of Massimiliano Allegri’s starting XI alongside fellow arrival Miralem Pjanic as the Bianconeri opened their Serie A campaign.

    Despite beginning without their […]

  • Gonzalo Higuain labelled ‘a liar or an excellent actor’ as Napoli president attacks striker’s £76m Juventus move

    Gonzalo Higuain labelled ‘a liar or an excellent actor’ as Napoli president attacks striker’s £76m Juventus move

    Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has launched an astonishing attack on Gonzalo Higuain following his £76m move to Juventus earlier this week.

    The Argentine striker blamed the breakdown of his relationship with De Laurentiis for pushing him towards the exit door and joining the Serie A champions.

    But the 67-year-old has disputed the claims, calling Higuain a liar and accusing him of disrespecting the entire Napoli fanbase.

    Writing on the club website, De Laurentiis admitted that he could not let the 28-year-old’s claims […]

  • From Cristiano Ronaldo to Angel Di Maria – how did the ten most expensive transfers in history work out?

    From Cristiano Ronaldo to Angel Di Maria – how did the ten most expensive transfers in history work out?

    Gonzalo Higuain has just become the third most expensive signing in football transfer history, moving from Napoli to Juventus for a fee believed to be £75.3million.

    After 36 goals in 35 Serie A games last season, the Argentine looks a safe bet despite the hefty fee, with a proven record at the top level throughout his career.

    Still, big price tags can affect some players for the worse, while others just don’t adapt to their new team’s style and see things quickly […]

  • Footballers today follow money and not their hearts – Roma’s Totti

    Footballers today follow money and not their hearts – Roma’s Totti

    Roma’s evergreen captain Francesco Totti has slammed the big-money moves of players in the Serie A and claims the new breed of footballers are all about money instead of passion.

    The World Cup winner with Italy is entering his 25th year as a Roma player, having signed a one-year contract extension in June to play on for his hometown club where he has amassed a staggering 758 games with 304 goals scored.

    While Totti, 40, agreed to prolong his career which will […]

  • Juventus finalise Higuain signing

    Juventus finalise Higuain signing

    The Serie A champions have completed the signing of the Argentine forward and will pay the Partenopei €90 million for last season’s top scorer in the Italian league.

    Juventus have completed the signing of Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli for €90 million, Adelove understands.

    The Argentine striker has long been linked with a move to the Serie A champions, having already agreed personal terms earlier in July.

    The 28-year-old has agreed a four-year contract with Massimiliano Allegri’s side, which will see him pocket €7m […]

  • Arsenal blow! Juventus sign Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli for 94million Euros

    Arsenal blow! Juventus sign Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli for 94million Euros

    Gonzalo Higuain has completed a move to Serie A giants Juventus, according to reports.

    The Old Lady activated the Argentinian forward’s 94million Euro buy-out clause at Napoli and has completed a medical in Turin, signing a four-year deal.

    Higuain – a reported target for Arsenal – broke the league goalscoring record in Italy last season with 36 strikes and the move is set to go through.

    The amount paid by the club may now pave the way for Paul Pogba to join Manchester […]

  • Napoli president invites Arsenal to make an offer for star striker Gonzalo Higuain

    Napoli president invites Arsenal to make an offer for star striker Gonzalo Higuain

    Arsenal have been invited to make an offer for Napoli forward Gonzalo Higuain by the Serie A club’s president.

    Arsene Wenger’s desperate to sign a striker this summer after Jamie Vardy performed a u-turn to sign a new deal with Leicester City last month.

    The Gunners are interested in Inter Milan ace Mauro Icardi and are believed to have held talks to sign the Argentine in London today.

    However, Wenger’s shown interest in Higuain in the past – most notably in 2013 – […]