David Beckham is adding another internationally-known name as Inter Miami bids to move up Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference table.
Gonzalo Higuain is headed to Fort Lauderdale, where he’ll join World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi on a team coached by two-time CONCACAF Champions League winner Diego Alonso.
Higuain, 32, scored 11 times with eight assists in over 2500 minutes for Juventus last season and has not scored less than 10 goals in a season since 2007-08 with Real Madrid.
The center forward scored 36 times for Napoli in 2015-16, a Serie A record tied by Ciro Immobile of Lazio this season.
It’s not a question as to whether he’ll deliver goals in MLS, rather how many. Higuain is not a physical marvel like Zlatan Ibrahimovic but he’s a smart and savvy player.
He also had 31 goals in 75 caps for Argentina.
Higuain is the older brother of current DC United man Federico Higuain, who has 55 goals and 47 assists in his MLS career. Will a reunion be on the cards?
Inter is 2-2-6, five points off the playoffs in the East.
Paperworks to be signed on next hours for Gonzalo Higuain to Inter Miami, done deal: here we go confirmed! The agreemenr has been completed – personal terms ok. He’ll be in the USA soon to sign his contract and join MLS. 🇺🇸🌟 #Juve #Higuain #MLS #transfers
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) September 10, 2020