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Together Juventus and Gonzalo Higuain will end soon. Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo confirmed that Higuain will be released this summer.
Higuain joined Juventus from Napoli in July 2016. So far, the former Real Madrid player has played 149 games with the old lady in all competitions, contributing 66 goals and 11 assists.
The Argentine striker helped with delivery Bianconeri won three Scudettos and two Coppa Italia titles. After four years together, Juventus and Higuain decided to split up.
Higuain’s contract at Allianz Stadium actually has a year left. However, Pirlo, who has just been appointed to succeed Maurizio Sarri, stated that Higuain was not involved in the project.
“I’ve spoken to Higuain. He’s a person I really admire, he’s had an important time here and is a great player,” Pirlo said at a press conference, as reported. Italian soccer.
“But we decided we had to break up. He’s an exceptional champion, but the cycle is over. He’s out of place, but a serious person. We spoke and made that decision.”
In the meantime, Juventus has yet to make a decision about Sami Khedira’s future. Juventus are reportedly trying to terminate the German midfielder’s contract, which expires in 2021.
“He’s injured with (Sami) Khedira. We’ll see when he’s better,” said Pirlo.
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(nds / adp)