Could Gonzalo Higuain Be Close To Moving Liverpool?

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Napoli's Argentinian forward Gonzalo Higuain celebrates after scoring a goal during the Italian Serie A football match Napoli and Sassuolo Calcio at the San Paolo stadium in Naples on January 16, 2016. / AFP / CARLO HERMANN (Photo credit should read CARLO HERMANN/AFP/Getty Images)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was in attendance at Argentina’s Copa America clash against Chile and was standing next to Higuain’s brother and agent. 

It may just be coincidence but in football there is rarely a chance happening with as many variables as this encounter.

First of all, why else would Klopp have been in that stadium on his holiday if not to check out the Argentinian forward ahead of what could be a truly impressive deal for Liverpool.

Secondly, how could it be that he just happened to be stood next to the player’s agent – who is also his brother.

Thirdly, and perhaps most intriguingly, Klopp left the game in the 76th minute – just two minutes after Higuain was subbed off.

There is no doubting that Napoli’s recording breaking forward is talented and he would certainly bring class to Liverpool, but there is one issue. Aside from whether he’d actually be willing to move to Liverpool, is he capable of leading the line in Klopp’s high pressing style?

If Klopp was truly at Argentina’s game to scout Higuain or discuss a deal with his agent then it must be that he believes that the record  Serie A top goalscorer can do a job for him. Higuain would take Liverpool to the level that they have slipped from since Luis Suarez left for Barcelona in 2014.

Featured Image – The Metro

 

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Michael Mongie
Just like you, I am a hugely passionate Liverpool supporter. I started Rousing the Kop in January 2015 and since then it has grown tremendously and has even been nominated as 'Best New Football Blog' in the Football Blogging Awards.