New Madrid Boss Carlo Ancelotti To Sanction Higuain Move Within 24 Hours

By on June 25, 2013

Arsenal protracted move for Gonzalo Higuain has taken another step forward today after Carlo Ancelotti was officially confirmed as Real Madrid’s new manager.

Ancelotti has been widely expected to to be named as Jose Mourinho’s replacement in recent weeks but the move had to be delayed until PSG could find a new manager of their own. The French outfit finally announced Laurent Blanc as boss today on a short-term deal allowing Madrid to reveal Ancelotti – who has signed a three-year deal.

The developments have a positive knock-on effect for Arsenal as the future of Gonzalo Higuain can also be sorted out and the Telegraph claims that Ancelotti will sanction the strikers sale within the next 24 hours.

The newspaper says Arsenal and Juventus are still in the running with both clubs understood to have agreed personal terms with the player and lodged official bids to Madrid for the 25-year-old. However, reports today have suggested Juve are now in talks with Man City over Carlos Tevez with Higuain seemingly bound for north London.

So we could have ourselves a new record signing within 24 hours Gooners! Should we manage to clinch his signing, Higuain is expected to cost in the region of £22m which will easily surpass the £15m we paid Zenit St Petersburg for Andrey Arshavin in 2009.

His signing would be a real statement of intent by the club and his goal threat will add a new dimension to our attack. His impressive haul of 107 La Liga goals in six seasons for Madrid is only surpassed by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo during that period, so he certainly knows where the goal is. And with the likes of Santi Cazorla and Jack Wilshere supplying the bullets, I fancy he’ll be finding the net on a regular basis at Arsenal…..if we manage to get this one over the line.

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Do you think we’ll end up signing Higuain? Or will we be gazumped?


  1. AB

    June 25, 2013 at 3:17 pm

    gazumped again I fear

    • ABL

      June 25, 2013 at 3:18 pm

      gaumped again I fear

  2. Ssesanga george

    June 25, 2013 at 3:57 pm


  3. jamescadar

    June 25, 2013 at 3:58 pm

    Hv had enuff of Higuain signin for the gunners.

  4. gooner son

    June 25, 2013 at 3:59 pm

    With the news of juventus are now after tevez!
    Surely this has to be good news for arsenal.
    We hope…. fingers crossed… otherwise there will be riots lol.

  5. TimsGr8

    June 25, 2013 at 3:59 pm

    It’ll b collosal havin Higuain at arsenal. Its’ a big threat 2 d entire epl base. I love that

  6. TimsGr8

    June 25, 2013 at 4:07 pm

    Do we talk abt u if u’ve had enof him@jamescadar?

  7. karis

    June 25, 2013 at 4:19 pm

    Higuain will not be our record signing; ROONEY will. We are getting both players.

    • Youssef

      June 25, 2013 at 4:47 pm

      Wake up man !!!!

    • sam

      June 26, 2013 at 1:10 pm

      Arsenal does not need Rooney whatsoever, let Higuian and Fellain come and we shall have the trophy.

  8. micheal

    June 25, 2013 at 5:27 pm

    welcom to arsenal higuain.

  9. Nabil ali

    June 25, 2013 at 5:45 pm

    Guners for life!

  10. zoran

    June 25, 2013 at 6:34 pm

    Higuain will cost around £22m which will easily surpass the £16m to £18m we paid Malaga for Santi Cazorla in 2012.

  11. mayor balowtely

    June 25, 2013 at 7:51 pm

    Gunners for life…it will βε̲̣ big signing to Ђανξ T̶̲̥̅̊h̶̲̥̅̊e̶̲̥̅̊ likes Ø̶̷̩̥̊͡Ƒ̶̷̩̥̊͡…higuain,fellaini Ąπϑ Rooney ..W̶̲̥̅̊ ☀̤̣̈̇º°=D˚°W̶̲̥̅̊ . ĐA̶̲̥̅Ŧ gonna є̲̣̣и̲̮̣̥̅̊đ 8yrs trophy less ….ancelotti ℓ̊ can wait to Ơ̴̴͡.̮Ơ̴̴͡ higuain ‎​I̶̲̥̅̊n̶̲̥̅̊ emirate putting on fantastic jersey made by PUMA… ‎​I̶̲̥̅̊N̶̲̥̅̊ ARSéNE Wenger we Trust!!

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  13. Salis Bappale

    June 27, 2013 at 9:06 am

    We need fillaini and rooney after higuian…

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