Chelsea suffer blow in race to sign £64m Argentina striker – report
Chelsea will face competition from PSG for Gonzalo Higuain thus summer, according to Le Parisien
Chelsea have been dealt a blow in the race to sign Gonzalo Higuain as Paris Saint-Germain prepare a big-money offer for the Napoli striker, according to reports in France.
The Argentina international is unsurprisingly one of the most-coveted players in Europe after a return of 36 goals in the 2015/16 Serie A campaign.
Higuain has regularly been linked with a move to Arsenal over the past 24 months, however, Chelsea are thought to be leading the Premier League’s interest in the 28-year-old.
According to Le Parisien, Chelsea could have some fierce competition for the South American after it emerged cash-rich PSG are preparing a big-money offer for the super star.
The Ligue 1 champions will be without Sweden international Zlatan Ibrahimovic next season after the 34-year-old confirmed his intention to leave the French capital when his contract expires at the end of June.
Chelsea are set to hand over the reins to Italy head coach Antonio Conte in the summer.