Sarri has 'a little regret' over Higuain's failed transfer
- The ex-Juve striker opted to AC Milan instead of Chelsea
Chelsea new manager Maurizio Sarri said: "Higuain? It's a little regret but in the end everyone after the market has a few little regrets.”
Speaking about his decision to move to Milan when Chelsea move was also on the cards, the 30-year-old striker said: "In total sincerity, the esteem that I have for Maurizio Sarri is great, but the only person who wanted me at Chelsea was Sarri. Here, everyone wanted me... that was my reason for choosing."
10 days ago, Juventus and AC Milan have agreed on a season-long deal for Gonzalo Higuain. Bianconeri will receive €18m for the loan with Rossoneri also getting a €36m option to buy at the end of 2018/19 campaign. In addition, the clubs have also finalised the Leonardo Bonucci and Mattia Caldara swap deal.
Higuain spend two years in Turin after arriving from Napoli for €90m. During the spell, the Argentine played 105 games for Bianconeri, scored 55 goals and provided 12 assists.
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