Chelsea FC to hold talks with Argentina star’s agent on Wednesday – report

Chelsea FC are keen on a deal to sign Gonzalo Higuain from Juventus this summer, say reports

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Chelsea FC are set to hold talks with Gonzalo Higuain’s agent on Wednesday about a transfer from Juventus, according to reports in Italy.

The Evening Standard is quoting unnamed sources in Italy as saying that the Blues are poised to hold talks with Higuain’s representative this week as they look to try and conclude a deal for the Juventus striker.

Chelsea FC are believed to be on the lookout for a number of new signings this summer as they look to try and build a squad capable of winning the Premier League title next season.

The Blues completed their first recruit of the window over the weekend when they tied up a deal to bring Jorginho to the club from Napoli following the appointment of Maurizio Sarri.

The same article says that Chelsea FC are keen on a £53m deal for Higuain, and they are prepared to offer him a three-year deal worth about £127,000 a week.

The story also says that Chelsea FC are keen on a deal to sign Juventus defender Daniele Rugani this summer as the Blues look to bolster their rearguard options as well.

The Blues will have to make do without Champions League football next season after they finished in fifth place in the Premier League table last term under Antonio Conte.

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