The striker, who is on loan at AC Milan from Juventus, has been heavily linked with a move to Stamford Bridge in January
Gonzalo Higuain could be on the verge of completing his move to Chelsea after AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso announced the striker has decided to leave the club.
The Blues have been heavily linked with the Argentine as they search for a prolific goalscorer.
This latest development could see Higuain, 31, reunite with Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri after the pair worked together at Napoli in the 2015/16 season.
Juventus star Higuain has spent the first half of the season on loan at Milan, with a view to making the move permanent.
However, if Chelsea recruit him then it is understood Juve will demand somewhere in the region of £32million for the player.
Higuain played in AC Milan’s 2-0 victory over Sampdoria on Saturday but made little impact on the game which looks to be be his final appearance for the club.
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