There has been some reports on the Daily Express website which have revealed Arsenal will have to battle off Italian giants Juventus if they want to land Gonzalo Higuain in the summer.

Reports in Italy indicate Bianconeri representatives will meet with their Los Blancos counterparts for exploratory talks.

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They also note that they will try to reach a satisfactory conclusion over Higuain’s asking price with Real asking for £25m with Juventus reluctant to stump up more than £21m. (Daily Express)

Higuain has only netted fifteen times in a very disappointing season for himself personally and the Gunners would surely love to have him in the starting line-up. So it will be interesting to see if they can beat off Juventus for his signature.