Arsenal clear favourites to land Gonzalo Higuain - originally posted on Soccerlens.comArsenal have moved in to pole position to sign Gonzalo Higuain from Real Madrid and have tabled a club record of £22 million offer for the striker.
The 25-year-old striker, who served the Los Blancos for seven long years, clearly stated that he would be leaving the club at the end of the season.
Arsenal set to make Gonzalo Higuain their first signing of the season
Juventus were in negotiation with Madrid over his signature and were ready to pay up to £18.5 million for the Argentina international.
However, Madrid president Florentino Perez insisted that Higuain won’t be available for cheap and that any potential buyer will have to pay around £25 million for the striker.
Juventus are refusing to increase their bids for the Argentine and according to reports from The Evening Standard; they have switched their attentions to Manchester City’s Carlos Tevez, whose future is uncertain at the club.