Gonzalo Higuaín is about to become a Napoli player with the Italian club reaching a deal with Real Madrid to buy the striker for 37 million euros plus another potential three million more in bonuses. Higuaín will earn six million a year, one more than he is currently on at Real Madrid. An official announcement is expected soon.
The player’s preferred destination was Arsenal, but the Gunners weren’t willing to pay more than 28 million for him. With that move stalled the Higuaín started talking to Napoli and agreed personal terms.
Higuaín then is leaving the club he arrived at as a youngster, destination Napoli and Benítez.