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Juventus coach Sarri: Higuain a player I love

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has left the door open to keeping hold of Gonzalo Higuain.

The pair worked together at Chelsea last season with Higuain on a six month loan.

Sarri said, “Pipa is a lad I love a great deal and it depends on him if he remains. There are directors here who have been following these players for years, so I will listen to their opinions too.

“Maybe not [on] Higuain, who I know pretty well, but I will first and foremost listen and adapt to what the club suggests."

He continued: “I haven't spoken to Gonzalo since the post-Europa League Final party. I had to get my ideas sorted on Juve and this club.

“He is a Juventus player, so when he returns from vacation, we'll have the opportunity to talk.

“Gonzalo has the characteristics that allow him to play with anyone. I said it depends on Gonzalo because I get the feeling he didn't enjoy the post-Juventus experience and was a little shaken after that season, these things happen.

“If he can get a strong reaction, he can play another 3-4 years at a high level."

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