Gonzalo Higuaín to complete AC Milan loan switch
Gennaro Gattuso may have played down the supposed deal, but the Argentina striker is closing in on a loan move from Juventus to Milan.
Gonzalo Higuaín arrived in Milan on Thursday and confirmed he is set to undergo a medical ahead of signing for the Rossoneri in what is expected to be a loan from Juventus.
It is believed he will join AC Milan for the 2018-19 season, with the club also having the option to complete a permanent move for the Argentina international.
Reports have indicated Milan will pay Juve €18million for the one-year loan, with the potential future transfer fee said to have been agreed at €36m.
Higuaín's departure comes after the Serie A champions completed a €112m move for Cristiano Ronaldo.
Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso has told reporters "there is little to say" about the move but Higuaín confirmed he has spoken to his new boss.
Higuaín loan nearing completion
"I am feeling good, tomorrow I will have medical tests and I hope to sign my new contract," Higuain said to Sky Sport.
"I want to salute AC Milan fans but also the Juventus fans because they have always supported me. I hope we will go as far as possible.
"Tomorrow I need to do medical tests and sign my contract."
Higuaín scored 55 goals in 105 appearances in all competitions for Juve, winning two Serie A and Coppa Italia doubles and reaching the Champions League final in 2016-17.
Juve and Milan are reportedly also close to concluding a swap deal that would see former Bianconeri defender Leonardo Bonucci return to Turin just a year after leaving the club.
Milan would land Italy centre-back Mattia Caldara as part of the Bonucci switch, providing Gattuso with a direct replacement for the influential defender.
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