Higuain is expected to complete a loan move from Juventus, but no deal was announced before the midday deadline on Friday for the Argentine striker to be registered if he were to feature at the Emirates.
Gonzalo Higuain is expected to complete a loan move from Juventus, but no deal was announced by Chelsea before the midday deadline on Friday for him to be registered in time for the Arsenal clash.
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is expected back in Madrid on Tuesday to attend a trial for tax evasion in which Spanish prosecutors are asking for a 23-month prison sentence and a fine.
Competition for places will increase with the imminent arrival of Gonzalo Higuain on loan from Juventus until the end of the season, and Giroud revealed that he has found it tougher to earn Sarri’s trust, after making a positive start to his Chelsea career under Antonio Conte.
Gonzalo Higuain will be become the fourth best-paid player at Chelsea, when he completes a loan move from Juventus this weekend.
The Blues have been agreed the same conditions offered to Juventus by AC Milan: a six-month loan deal with an option to buy set at €36million.
Higuain, 31, has struggled at AC Milan this season, on loan from Juventus, with just eight goals in all competitions — prompting doubts over whether he is the man to make the difference.
Chelsea reached an agreement with Juventus for the Argentine international after the Italian Super Cup on Wednesday night, with the 31-year-old set to complete a temporary move to Stamford Bridge until the summer.
Higuain, 31, has struggled at AC Milan this season, on loan from Juventus, with just eight goals in all competitions - prompting doubts over whether he is the man to make the difference.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri seems set to finally get the striker he wanted in Gonzalo Higuain on a loan deal from Juventus having worked with the Argentine international during a prolific 38-goal season at Napoli in 2015/16.