Why Signing Higuaín Reflects a Changing Chelsea and Why the Argentine's Performance Will Determine the Club's Season

Why Signing Higuaín Reflects a Changing Chelsea and Why the Argentine's Performance Will Determine the Club's Season

As I type these words out on my laptop, Chelsea are in the final stages of negotiations with Juventus over the loan deal that will send Gonzalo Higuaín, “El Pipita” to Stamford Bridge for the remainder of the season.

Both Dominic Fifield of the Guardian and Matt Law of The Telegraph have written on the specifics of the deal that will see the Argentinian forward move from his current loan at AC Milan to Chelsea. Chelsea will have Higuaín on a 6-month loan with the option to make the deal permanent if certain goal incentives are met by the player. Also, reports speculate that Chelsea will have an option to extend the player’s loan for the entirety of the 2019/2020 season.

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