Gonzalo Higuain has taken a flight to the United States as he is closing in on completing his move from Juventus to Inter Miami.
Andrea Pirlo has cast Higuain off immediately after taking over the reins from Maurizio Sarri earlier this summer.
Despite having one year left on his contract in Turin, the 32-year-old will leave prematurely. The parties have agreed to terminate their co-operation, effective immediately.
It occurred to Juventus they are more likely to get rid of their outcast by setting him free. It would be far more difficult for the Bianconeri to find a buyer for the experienced striker.
Higuain will receive half of the €8m salary he would’ve had in the final season of his contract. He is now on his way of teaming up with David Beckham’s MLS franchise Inter Miami.
As per Football-Italia, the former Real Madrid frontman has already boarded in a plane for the United States.
Higuain will become the second Juventus player to swap the Allianz Arena for the lure of playing in the United States. Blaise Matuidi has already penned a three-year deal with Inter Miami.
The Argentinean will reportedly sign a two-year contract with the Herons.
Interestingly, a move to MLS will see Gonzalo reunite with his older brother Federico in the United States top-flight.
Although not so famous worldwide, Federico Higuain has established himself as a household name in MLS. Currently at the ranks of DC United, the 35-year-old previously spent seven years at Columbus Crew.