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Higuain explains how Sarri influenced Chelsea switch - 3 weeks ago, 11:57

By: Joe Williams

Gonzalo Higuain has explained how vital Maurizio Sarri was in his decision to move to Chelsea on loan from Juventus for the rest of the season.

The 31-year-old Argentina international spent the first half of the campaign at AC Milan, scoring eight times in 22 appearances.

Higuain, who has been capped 75 times by his country, scored just once in his final 12 appearances for Milan.

But his record of 36 goals in 35 Serie A games in 2015-16, his one season at Napoli under Sarri, has persuaded Chelsea to compromise on their usual policy of not signing players aged over 30 for vast sums.

“Maurizio Sarri is the coach who, in my career, has got the best out of me as a player,” Higuain told Chelsea’s official website.

“He’s someone who knew how to work with me, particularly on the emotional side.

“That year together was fantastic and in big parts thanks ...
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