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Giovanni Simeone: Higuain is the best Serie A striker

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The Italian news outlet, Football Italia, have broadcasted the words of Fiorentina forward Giovanni Simeone who believes his fellow countryman Gonzalo Higuain is the best striker in Serie A.

A son of Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone was a revelation last season, scoring a total of 14 goals in 38 league appearances for the Viola.

His remarkable performance hasn’t gone unnoticed, as namely his father wanted to secure his services during the summer, which didn’t work as planned. Nonetheless, Cholito has maintained impressive form even this season, which eventually earned him the first Argentina national team call-up.

When asked for his opinion about the new AC Milan talisman, Simeone responded: “Pipita is very strong, the most complete striker in the league.

“He has everything: he’s good on the ball, he scores goals and he helps the team. His quick movements are crucial in ‘killing’ the opposition defenders.

“You just have to give him a meter of space and he’ll hurt you.”

Although the two are yet to play together at the national team, it feels the 23-year-old prodigy would gladly partner the former Real Madrid star if an opportunity was to present.