Arsenal target set to complete move in 48-hours

Higuain celebrating a goal for Napoli
Higuain celebrating a goal for Napoli

According to reports emanating from talkSPORT, the report is saying that Gonzalo Higuain has failed to report at the club for pre-season training camp in Dimaro, on the rise of the speculation that he is on the verge of completing a move to Juventus.

The 28-year-old forward has been a keen target for the Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, having hitting an outstanding Serie A record of 26 goals in 35 appearances for the La Liga giants last season.

However, the Serie A giants Juventus are said to be the frontrunner’s, with reports from according to the aforementioned news outlet on Saturday suggested that the Bianconneri has activated the Argentine £75m release clause.

Moreover, as per Gazzetta dello Sport (via talkSPORT), the former Real Madrid forwad did not show up the Naple’s first day pre-season training camp in Dimaro.

Now, the media has suggested that his switch to Juventus could be complete within 48 hours, with a four-year deal believe set to be signed by the former Real Madrid forward.

The Gunners manager is facing a selection difficulty ahead of the upcoming season with Chuba Akpom representing the only forward in the Frenchman’s squad fit enough to feature in the club opening game against Liverpool on 14 August.

Olivier Giroud has been given an extended break after his excellent efforts for France at the EURO 2016 Championship.