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Sarri says Gonzalo Higuain will sign for Chelsea from Juve

LONDON (AP) Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says striker Gonzalo Higuain is in final negotiations to join the Premier League club from Juventus.

Higuain scored 36 goals in 35 Serie A games in his one season at Napoli under Sarri. He is currently on loan at AC Milan, having joined Juventus in 2016.

Sarri says "they're a few hours into signing a contract," with Higuain expected to join on loan until the end of the season.