New reports have emerged that Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain has agreed personal terms as he closes in on a move to Juventus. According to an agent of the former Real Madrid star has hinted that the Gonzalo will not renew his contract with Napoli.
Some Previous reports by Goal said that Juve has agreed to sign a deal with the player but are reluctant to meet the player’s €94m release clause and are instead ready to offer players in exchange to reduce the price.
Giuseppe Marotta, the general director of Juventus, denied the rumours saying: “For now the Higuain matter is closed. I can confirm that we will not pay the clause”. same views were also echored by Napoli’s president Aurelio De Laurentiis also spoke of the matter: “Marotta told me that Juventus won’t release the €94million clause for Higuain. There is no club which has agreed to offer €94million up to now, it’s just foolish press reports that hurt football fans.”
However, the source has now reported that the two sides have come up with an agreement to pay the Argentina international’s €94 million release payment, with Napoli set to receive the money in two sets of €47m installments.
According to Goal news, Higuain will sign a four year contract with the Turin outfit, with his deal worth €7m-a-year . The striker scored 36 goals the previous season as Napoli finished well off champions Juventus.