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Juventus still have plans to keep Higuain next season

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Juventus still have Gonzalo Higuain in their plans next season and intend to keep him at the club until his contract runs out next year.

Much has been said about Gonzalo Higuain and his future over the past few weeks.

The 32-year-old only has a year left on his current contract that is set to expire in the summer of 2021.

Just recently, the latest rumors from Italy claimed new Juventus boss Andrea Pirlo is looking to let some players leave the club. Gonzalo Higuain just happens to be among those names.

It carries on the rumors from lockdown claiming the Argentine could return to his former native side River Plate.

Once again, Higuain’s father who also happens to be his agent has dismissed rumors of an exit for the striker.

“It’s almost impossible that Higuain will play for River Plate next year,” Jorge told Planeta 947.

“That Juventus no longer wants him is false.”

“Juventus still want him and he has no intentions of terminating the contract. I think it will expire and then later, if possible, he could come to River, or play anywhere else.”

That all but means Higuain will remain at Juventus for one more year at least.

In the recently concluded season, the 32-year-old made 44 appearances for Juve in all competitions. He scored 11 goals and recorded eight assists.