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Chelsea target Gonzalo Higuain demonstrates 'forwards tackle' on Milan boss Gattuso

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Gonzalo Higuain appears to be Chelsea's biggest transfer target with the likelihood of Alvaro Morata moving on ever-increasing.

Maurizio Sarri's side are seriously lacking in goals at the moment and the 31-year-old's track record cannot be denied.

Eden Hazard is currently leading in goals and assists for the club but the Belgian could be moving on in the summer.

Higuain - currently on loan at AC Milan - is just 10 goals away from reaching an impressive landmark of 300 club goals, the Argentinian began his career at River Plate before moving on to Real Madrid, Napoli, Juventus and now Milan.

A pretty well-respected list of clubs it must be said.

His strike rate is unbelievable but there hasn't been much said about Higuain's defending.

The striker is certainly a physical specimen and can throw his weight around but if footage from a recent AC Milan training session is anything to go by, then it looks like his tackling is certainly not one of his many strengths.

AC Milan Training Session - Italian Supercup Previews

Milan boss and club legend Gennaro Gattuso was getting involved in a keep-ball exercise during training and things were looking rather casualty-free until out of nowhere a sliding figure emerges.

Higuain's ill-timed challenge on the gaffer clearly garnered a comical response from his peers and even Gattuso - who was famous for getting in the old scuffle as a player - almost looked proud of Higuain's trip.

If any of Chelsea's backroom staff watch this video then it will at least underline the fact that the ex-Real Madrid striker is not the type to track back and win the ball cleanly.

AC Milan v Torino FC - Serie A

But what he will give is a fear factor that Chelsea have lacked for a couple of years now, despite Hazard's exploits.

Do you think Higuain would be a good move for Chelsea? have your say in the comments section below.

Topics:
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Gennaro Gattuso
Alvaro Morata
Gonzalo Higuain
AC Milan
Chelsea

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