Thursday, July 25, 2013

Gonzalo Higuain: The Argentine forward joins Italian side Napoli for £34.5m

Argentine forward Gonzalo Higuain after passing the medical test have joined Italian side Napoli for an estimated £34.5m move.

Gonzalo Higuain was heavily linked with Arsenal FC this summer, but has joined Italian side Napoli for a five years deal. The Argentine forward was at Santiago Bernabeu before this move since 2007 and netted 107 times in his 190 appearances.
Gonzalo Higuain
Gonzalo Higuain after scoring for Argentina

Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina has also passed his medical while preparing his move to Stadio San Paolo on loan.

Napoli manager Rafa Benitez was looking for a replacement for Edinson Cavani who joined the French side Paris St-Germain. 

Rafa Benitez on Gonzalo Higuain move:  "We have signed a player who comes from Real Madrid and we have signed a striker who has scored a hat-full of goals and who will adapt very well to our system - an attacking system. We needed a player like this. - BBC 

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