My tribe

Arsenal to close Higuain deal with Ancelotti installed at Real Madrid

Arsenal are putting the final touches on their record deal for Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain.

The Daily Star says Arsenal are set to complete the £22m signing of Higuain.

Madrid were insistent they wouldn't give a deal the green light until they'd appointed a manager to replace Jose Mourinho.

They yesterday unveiled Carlo Ancelotti as their new boss. The £22m fee will make Higuain the Gunners' record signing, eclipsing the £15m they paid for flop Andrey Arshavin.

About the author

Tribal Football Staff

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?