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Friday May 1 2020
'Higuain very important for River'

River Plate sporting director Enzo Francescoli has confirmed his club’s interest in Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain. “For us, he’s a very important player.”

Higuain is serving the downtime in Argentina with his mother and sparked more speculation of a return to River this week as he held a videoconference lesson for their youth players.

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Thursday April 30 2020
Higuain gives River Plate lesson

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain fuelled rumours of a return to River Plate after he held a videoconference lesson for their youth team players.

The forward flew back to Argentina the moment his quarantine period ended so that he could be close to his mother, who is dealing with cancer.

This situation and the uncertainty over the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe has prompted reports Pipita is trying to remain in South America, potentially with a transfer to his first club River Plate.

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Monday April 27 2020
'Higuain will see out Juve deal'

Gonzalo Higuain’s father has insisted that the striker will honour the remaining 14 months of his Juventus contract.

Tuttosport reported just this morning that Higuain was ‘tormented’ by fears over COVID-19 and anxiety for his mother, amidst speculation he could stay in Argentina and return to former club River Plate.

However, dad Jorge told LM Nequen: “Everything that’s been said about Gonzalo isn’t true.

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Sunday April 26 2020
Higuain: 'Almost quit football'

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain says he was ready to quit football after his World Cup Final miss in 2014, but ‘my mother wouldn’t let me’.

Higuain has played for some of the world’s best clubs in the world’s best leagues, but the former Real Madrid and Napoli hitman is also among the most scrutinised, from his perceived lack of bottle in big games to issues with his weight.

“I’ve always regretted locking myself away and not going outside, afraid of what people might say,” he told Marca.

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Sunday April 19 2020
Pjanic and Alexis fly back to italy

Alexis Sanchez and Miralem Pjanic are heading back to Italy, as it becomes increasingly likely Serie A clubs will resume training on May 4, with games by May 27-31.

Several players who went abroad during the lockdown – having sat out the mandatory 14-day quarantine period at home – have returned over the last few days.

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Sunday April 19 2020
Juve turn to Kane amid Higuain row

With Gonzalo Higuain reportedly stalling his return to Turin, Juventus are looking to the future with the dream of Tottenham striker Harry Kane.

Multiple Italian sources stated on Saturday that Higuain was doing everything possible to resist flying back to Italy, for a variety of reasons.

He went back to Argentina the moment the quarantine period concluded so that he could be with his mother, who is dealing with cancer.

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Saturday April 18 2020
Report: Higuain resisting Juve return

Sky Sport Italia claim Gonzalo Higuain might try to delay or even abandon his return to the Juventus camp, as he wants to stay with his ill mother in Argentina.

The striker was one of the first to leave the country after quarantine was imposed, as players Daniele Rugani, Blaise Matuidi and Paulo Dybala tested positive for COVID-19.

Just under the 14-day quarantine period, Higuain was allowed to fly out to Argentina, where his mother is dealing with cancer.

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Tuesday April 14 2020
Immobile: '12 games to dream'

Italy international Ciro Immobile insists Lazio will ‘continue to dream’ of the Scudetto and targets Gonzalo Higuain’s all-time goalscoring record in Serie A.

The Biancocelesti sit one point behind league leaders Juventus in the table and Immobile knows it will be ‘difficult’ to keep the momentum after a long break from football.

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Friday April 3 2020
'Higuain River return impossible'

Gonzalo Higuain’s father has ruled out a return to River Plate for the Juventus striker this year. “For now, it’s impossible.”

It was reported this morning that River were looking to bring back Higuain at the end of the season.

The 32-year-old began his career with the Argentine side before leaving to join Real Madrid in January 2007.

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Sunday March 22 2020
All but three Juventus players cleared

Juventus have tested all their players for Coronavirus, claim reports, with only Paulo Dybala, Blaise Matuidi and Daniele Rugani proving positive.

The Bianconeri are one of the hardest-hit clubs in Serie A with three cases, as Dybala and his girlfriend were both confirmed to have the virus yesterday.

According to Sky Sport Italia, every single player has now been tested and they are the only positive results.

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