Football

Chelsea boss desperate to sign Higuain

Published 1 Comments

Football News
24/7

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is becoming increasingly desperate to land a top-level striker, and has identified Napoli's Gonzalo Higuain as a potential January signing, according to A Bola.

Argentina international Higuain, who worked under Mourinho at Real Madrid, was strongly linked with a move to Arsenal in the summer. However, Napoli pipped the Gunners to his signature after offering a more lucrative package.

The 26-year-old cost Napoli a reported £34.5m fee - and Chelsea would need to offer considerably more money in order to tempt the Serie A side into selling the prolific striker, who has netted 12 goals in 20 appearances this season.

Mourinho's own strikers have struggled this season. Fernando Torres has scored two goals in 12 Premier League matches; Demba Ba has bagged just one from eight, while summer-signing Samuel Eto'o has netted two goals in nine games.

Chelsea also have Romelu Lukaku on their books, but the Belgium international - who has scored eight league goals from 12 games this season - is on loan at Everton for the rest of the campaign.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Premier League
Chelsea
Football

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again