Higuain stresses Ronaldo arrival has nothing to do with his exit
- The Argentine reveals it's all about a new challenge and the faith in him which AC Milan provided rather than about a desire to leave the Bianconeri
- Higuain also reveals his eternal gratitude to the Old Lady's fans
The striker told reporters, as quoted by ESPN: "I knew Leonardo before and certain he had a big influence on me arriving. He convinced me with his words, his faith in me. It was one of the biggest motivating factors for me coming here, and he knows I am grateful to him for me coming here.
"[Juventus coach Massimiliano] Allegri is a coach I had for two years. We had a few differences, but that is not what brought me here - what brought me here was the conviction Leonardo showed. I won two Scudettos and two Coppa Italias. It was fantastic.
"I've played with [Ronaldo] before, but I have no regrets [about not playing with him this season]. I'm excited about this new challenge, to be honest, and this is all that matters. I want to help get Milan as high as possible.
"I can only send words of thanks to the Juventus fans. I had two beautiful years there and I can only thank them."
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