Juventus CEO Beppe Marotta has given an intriguing update to the ongoing Gonzalo Higuain situation at the Turin based club, with the 61-year-old football executive revealing the Argentinian striker has not asked to leave the Serie A champions.
Following a relatively disappointing 2017/18 season for Higuain, with the 30-year-old striker only netting 16 league goals, failing to reach the heights fans have come to expect of him, there has been speculation that the former Napoli man could depart the Allianz Stadium this summer.
Subsequently, Chelsea have been cited as an ideal destination for the out of favour striker, with many sources linking Higuain with a move to the London outfit.
Although today, in an interview with Sky Sports IItalia, Juventus’ CEO Beppe Marotta somewhat lifted the lid on the ongoing striker situation with the Italian champions, saying: “
Marotta a @SkySport: “Higuain ad oggi non ha chiesto di essere ceduto. Cancelo è interessante, cerchiamo giocatore così. Icardi? Suggestione ma è dell’Inter e appartiene a fantasie giornalistiche” pic.twitter.com/HGxMshZqrr
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) 12 June 2018