Premier League side Arsenal made an offer for Gonzalo Higuain prior to his move to Juventus last summer, according to Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis.
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League side Arsenal made an offer for Gonzalo Higuain prior to his
move to Juventus last summer, according to Napoli president Aurelio De
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Higuain had been a top target of Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger for the past
Argentinean moved to Juventus in the summer transfer window for a big record
fee £75million despite of strong links from Arsenal. Making him the third most
expensive player in football history.
president Aurelio De Laurentiis told in a recent interview with London
Evening Standard that their former striker was linked with several
sides including Arsenal and Spanish giants Atletico Madrid. Both the sides made
an offer for the player but the offers were also not enough to sell the player.
had an exceptional spell of Napoli before moving to Serie A champions.
Napoli were in no mood to sell their player but the Turin side matched €90m
buyout clause to snatch the deal, utilizing the money received from Paul Pogba’s
sale to Manchester United.
who is currently on international duty with Argentina penned a five-year deal. The
28-year-old has been exceptional since his move; he has netted seven goals in
nine appearances in all campaigns.
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