Higuain “rejuvenated” by Gattuso after Juve “kicked me out”
Gonzalo Higuain is off and running at AC Milan, even if the club hasn’t been finding the wins it needs to contend in Serie A.
The 30-year-old forward has six goals in seven games for Milan after his surprising summer move from Juventus, which came after Cristiano Ronaldo arrived from Real Madrid.
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Rather than feel slighted just two seasons after a $106 million move from Napoli to Juve, though, Higuain is feeling reborn.
Apparently, you can’t feel disillusioned about soccer when Gennaro Gattuso gives you those football eyes.
“I feel rejuvenated,” Higuain said. “I love Gattuso. He looks at you and sends you his love for football.”
Higuain admitted he had no desires to leave Juve, saying the club didn’t give him an option and he still is fond of The Old Lady.
Higuain scored 55 goals in 105 appearances for Juventus, adding 12 assists in winning two scudetto and matching Coppa Italia crowns.