AC Milan can finally let Gonzalo Higuain go as Krzysztof Piatek transfer reportedly completed
- The Pole has allegedly joined the Rossoneri for €35m.
- The 31-year-old striker is expected to arrive in London on Wednesday.
- It's still unknown whether The Blues register the Argentinian for the Tottenham clash.
The first domino has reportedly been hit: according to Fabrizio Romano, a very reliable Italian journalist, the Rossoneri have officially signed Krzysztof Piatek for €35M from Genoa. AC Milan didn't want to part ways with Gonzalo Higuain before the signing of his replacement Well, seems like the Pole's arrival finally enables the 31-year-old to join Chelsea.
Krzysztof Piatek to AC Milan, done deal! Agreement reached for €35M to be paid immediatly to Genoa, 5 years contract to the player. No other players into the deal. Here we go! 🔴⚫️✔️ #transfers #Piatek #Milan— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 22, 2019
However, the Serie A side are yet to officially announce the striker. The 23-year-old was allegedly on Chelsea's transfer radar too. He is considered one of the main sensations this season. Since the start of the campaign, Piatek has netted 13 goals in 19 league games: only Duvan Zapata, Cristiano Ronaldo and Fabio Quagliarella have been better.
Announce Gonzaloooooooo https://t.co/491aj11BF6— Uber Chelsea FC 🏆 (@UberCheIseaFC) January 22, 2019
Higuain is expected to arrive in London on Wednesday. However, it's still unknown whether the Blues manage to register the striker for the Carabao Cup semifinals against Tottenham on time. Maurizio Sarri is allegedly desperate to provide the Argentinian with the playing time on Thursday at Stamford Bridge.
Back in December, The Blues' boss admitted he likes his former player 'very much'. Higuain will reportedly join Chelsea on loan until the end of the season. Apparently, there will be a buy-out clause in his contract.