The Argentine's move to London should be rubber-stamped as soon as AC Milan can find a replacement.
Gonzalo Higuain still in Italy as AC Milan try to secure Genoa’s Krzysztof Piatek as replacement, enabling Higuain to join Chelsea. If agreement on all sides, financials/medicals should be quick. Genoa chief Giorgio Perinetti says conclusion to talks within 48 hours #CFC #ACMilan— David Ornstein (@bbcsport_david) January 21, 2019
BBC journalist David Ornstein, well-respected for his ability to source reliable transfer news, has confirmed this news via Twitter.
Milan is currently in action away without the services of Higuain who also missed the Supercoppa Italiana clash against Juventus in Saudi Arabia. Milan has struggled in front of goal, scoring only four times in their last five Serie A fixtures, and Higuain's departure will be a huge blow.
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