Juventus and Chelsea have agreed terms on a complex loan with an option to extend – which could become an obligation – for Gonzalo Higuain, reports Sky Sports Italia.
The Stamford Bridge side will sign Higuain on a six-month loan until the end of the season, but with an option to extend to a one-season loan, which will depend on certain targets achieved by both the player and the team.
This deal was finalized after Juventus’ 1-0 Supercoppa victory over AC Milan in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Higuain, who was on the bench for most of the game, officially due to ‘fever’, but came on for the final 20 minutes.
Milan signed Higuain on loan for one season at a cost of €18m with an option to buy for a further €36m.
Sky Sports Italia claim his six months at San Siro still cost Milan approximately €17m between loan and salary.
There were also reports from CalcioNews24.com that Higuain’s brother Nicolas is already in London working out personal terms.
Pipita will reunite with his former Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri.