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Juventus ready to let Higuain go and Icardi to come in

Gonzalo Higuain, Juventus, River Plate
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Juventus are willing to offload Gonzalo Higuain to further strengthen their chances of signing top target Mauro Icardi this summer.

Gonzalo Higuain might be on his way out of Juve this summer, as the club look to set things in place to land Mauro Icardi.

We reported recently that the Bianconeri were ready to go all out for the Inter man, currently on loan at French side PSG.

In that report, we covered that Juve were ready to release up to three players in a swap deal to see Icardi come the other way.

It would appear there is an update on that transfer build up.

Asides the intent to sign Icardi, Juve might now have to let Higuain go for that to happen.

Journalist Nicolo Schira of La Gazzetta Dello Sport reports that the Bianconeri would have to let go of the Argentine to ease up the club’s wage bill.

He also claims that Juventus don’t want to negotiate with Inter and would try and convince PSG to activate their 70m obligation to buy so they can transact with them directly.

The plan still remains the same for Juventus. To release Higuain to free wage bills and offer PSG some players in a swap-deal for Icardi.

Higuain has played his part in the Juve front-line this season, scoring five league goals and supplying four assists in 23 appearances.

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