Juventus' Gonzalo Higuaín is believed to have touched down at
The powerful forward has been on loan at AC Milan since the beginning of the 2018/19 campaign, but is now cutting short his deal to join the Blues. The deal is likely to trigger a domino effect, with Álvaro Morata poised to join Atlético Madrid on loan, and Genoa's
Italian outlet Calcio Mercato confirmed the 31-year-old was given clearance to make the flight to London, but there is uncertainty over whether the striker will undergo his medical today or tomorrow. Ideally, the Blues would like to have Higuaín ready to face Spurs on Thursday, but that would require the deal to be concluded by 12pm today.
Higuaín is now believed to have arrived n London, and could be rushed to the club's training ground to conclude the deal.
More likely, perhaps, is that Chelsea won't look to rush the deal, and will instead take their time as oppose to rushing the player straight into tomorrow's Carabao Cup second leg. The Blues may opt to start Olivier