Sarri says Gonzalo Higuain will sign for Chelsea from Napoli

AP , Wednesday 23 Jan 2019

Argentina forward Gonzalo Higuain (Reuters)
Argentina forward Gonzalo Higuain (Reuters)

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says striker Gonzalo Higuain is in final negotiations to join the Premier League club from Napoli.

Higuain scored 36 goals in 35 Serie A games in his one season at Napoli under Sarri.

Sarri says ``they're a few hours into signing a contract.''

But Higuain won't be signed in time to face Tottenham in the semifinals of the League Cup on Thursday. Chelsea trails 1-0 from the first leg.

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