Sarri hints that Higuain will return to Juventus after Chelsea loan
‘He is a Juventus player’: Maurizio Sarri hints that Gonzalo Higuain will return to Turin after Chelsea loan…. claiming striker ‘didn’t enjoy’ stint in England
- Gonzalo Higuain joined Chelsea, initially on loan, during the January window
- Chelsea can buy him but Maurizio Sarri suggested he will return to Juventus
- ‘I get the feeling he didn’t enjoy the post-Juventus experience,’ new boss said
Maurizio Sarri has suggested Gonzalo Higuain will return to Juventus rather than extend his stay at Chelsea.
Sarri signed Higuain on loan in January, with the club able to buy him outright for £31.3million, despite their transfer ban.
But new Juventus boss Sarri believes Higuain will want to return to Serie A when they speak in the coming weeks.
Maurizio Sarri has hinted Gonzalo Higuain will be at Juventus rather than Chelsea next year
‘He is a Juventus player, so when he returns from vacation, we’ll have the opportunity to talk,’ Sarri said following his own move from Chelsea to Juve.
‘It depends on Gonzalo because I get the feeling he didn’t enjoy the post-Juventus experience and was a little shaken after that season, these things happen.’
Higuain won the Europa League while at Chelsea but he struggled to make much of an impact in English football, scoring five goals in 18 appearances.
‘I get the feeling he didn’t enjoy the post-Juventus experience,’ Sarri said at his unveiling
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