19 jul 10:38
Chelsea launch Higuaín bid
AS understands that Chelsea have made an offer to Real Madrid to sign Argentina international Gonzalo Higuaín.
Although the quantity of the bid submitted by the Premier League club – now managed by former Madrid coach José Mourinho – has not been disclosed, ‘Los Blancos’ are holding out for a fee of around 40 million euros. The player himself has already confirmed his ex-boss’s interest in him, telling his closest advisers: “Mourinho wants me there”.
Aurelio de Laurentiis, president of Napoli who are also keen to sign the player, confirmed the offer to 'Tuttomercato': "Now, we have Chelsea involved, as well as Arsenal".