Many Newcastle United fans are split on Gonzalo Higuain as transfer news has emerged from The Daily Express that the Tyneside club are keen to offer him a second chance in the Premier League.
As per the outlet, Wolverhampton Wanderers are also interested in the former Chelsea man. Indeed, Higuain only had a short spell at Stamford Bridge, scoring five goals in 14 appearances in the top flight, according to Transfermarkt.
Given his pedigree, one might expect his goal tally to be higher, but the 32-year old is not getting any younger and he may struggle again in England’s highest division.
One member of the Toon faithful claimed that he ‘would prefer Ings’, as the Southampton striker has managed treble the number of strikes of Higuain in their respective domestic leagues, with 15 so far this season compared to Higuain’s five, according to Whoscored.
However, one NUFC supporter said that the £22.95 million-valued player is arguably the ‘best finisher in Europe’, netting a relatively impressive 304 times in 622 club games for big names like Real Madrid, Napoli, AC Milan and now Juventus (via Transfermarkt).
Would Higuain be a good signing for Newcastle?
These Magpies are split on Twitter over whether the Argentine international would be a decent buy:
AKA. Gonzalo Higuain’s agent wants Newcastle to know his client wants a move to SJP as he expects them to be very wealthy soon.
— Keith Downie (@SkySports_Keith) May 24, 2020
Would prefer Ings if we’re being silly
— Steve McKenna (@SteveMcKenna_) May 24, 2020
Why would we want a 32 year old striker past his peak eating up probably around 300k a week, that goes to Cavani aswell
— Luke Oversby (@LukeOverz) May 24, 2020
LOL!!! Agents will be so excited at the prospect of this takeover, I hope the new owners have more of a clue than just doing big stupid money signings
— Skirgey (@Skirgey) May 24, 2020
Anyone’s a better option the Doleinton, he’s still arguably the best finisher in Europe IMO get him on board for a season
— CushdelaCush (@cushdela) May 24, 2020
Sounds crazy saying he’s not the sort of player we’d want to get but I feel like we could be the sort of club to make peoples careers not top up a pension.
— Simon Cutter (@SlimmyC) May 24, 2020
Probably a good player for joelinton to learn from
— adam robert (@whatadaynufc) May 24, 2020
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