Higuain closes in on Juventus move as fee agreed

The Argentina international is edging nearer to a move to the Italian champions after 36 Serie A goals in 35 games for the Naples side last season

Gonzalo Higuain has undergone a medical with Juventus and agreed personal terms as he closes in on a move to the Serie A champions.

Goal understands the Bianconeri have agreed to pay the Argentina international’s €94 million release clause, with Napoli set to receive the money in two sets of €47m installments.

Higuain will sign a four year-contract with the Turin outfit, with his deal worth €7m-a-year.

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The transfer may pave the way for Paul Pogba’s world record move to Manchester United, with the Italian champions having funds left over to find a direct replacement.

Higuain’s 36 Serie A goals last season, in just 35 games, equalled an 87-year-record.

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