Chelsea to agree £48m move for goal poacher, announcement imminent

Sarr-ball may yet be the best gift to Chelsea and its fans but the Blues know they can’t compete in Europe effectively without getting a lethal striker.

Alvaro Morata has flopped miserably and though flogging him is not on Chelsea cards this month, it is very likely it could be in the summer.

Chelsea are willing to loan out Morata to suitors this month if they can bring in his replacement. While Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson is being considered, Gonzalo Higuain appeared to be the man grabbing plenty of headlines. And this time around, it is Juventus who have thrown the ball into the Blues court.

The Old Lady is ready to offload the Argentina international permanently and have asked Chelsea to cough up 48 million pounds to get the prolific striker.

Higuain has been the crux of transfer talks between Chelsea and Juventus, while AC Milan has appeared to be waiting just around the corner, acting invisible in the discussions between both sides.

Sometime last week, it was claimed the striker was ready to stay at the San Siro, however far that gossip went, it can’t hold a candle to the new talks floating about that Juventus are now ready to sell.

According to Gazetta dello Sport, Juventus have named the asking fee for Higuain as 48 million pounds, which includes initially loaning him for the next six months and eventually making the deal permanent.