Chelsea seal Higuain loan

Chelsea have announced the signing of striker Gonzalo Higuain, who joins the Premier League club on loan from Juventus until the end of the season.

The Argentine, 31, spent the first half of the season on loan at AC Milan, scoring eight goals in 22 games.

As the deal was not completed before Wednesday's midday deadline, he cannot play in Thursday's Carabao Cup semi-final second leg against Tottenham.

"When the opportunity to join Chelsea presented itself I had to take it," said Higuain.

"It's a team I've always liked that has a lot of history, a wonderful stadium and they play in the Premier League, a league I've always wanted to play in."

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