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Gonzalo Higuain the €90m bianconero

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By Christopher Cummins  with Agencies
Gonzalo Higuain the €90m bianconero

<p>Much to the fury and chagrin of the fans of Napoli Gonzalo Higuain has been unveiled as a Juventus player.</p> <p>The Argentine striker becomes the most expensive player in Serie A history at a whopping €90m. </p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">9️⃣ Higuaín will wear the No9 shirt at <a href="https://twitter.com/juventusfcen"><code>juventusfcen</a> 9️⃣ <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/UCL?src=hash">#UCL</a> <a href="https://t.co/iWFJ7ecrPr">pic.twitter.com/iWFJ7ecrPr</a></p>&mdash; Champions League (</code>ChampionsLeague) <a href="https://twitter.com/ChampionsLeague/status/758275039905116161">July 27, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>“Everybody in the world knows the team. This is a great club that is used to winning titles, and that’s why I came here. Obviously, young and old football fans, know Juventus and this is one of my motivations – the mentality, the project at the club… and there is nothing to add. So I am very happy to be here.”</p> <p>The former Real Madrid player, Higuain won the Capocannoniere – Serie A’s golden boot – last season after scoring a league record-equalling 36 goals as Napoli finished in second spot to the champions Juventus.</p> <p>The move is not without rancour Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri says he is disappointed with Gonzalo Higuain for not contacting him to say goodbye after such a successful working relationship. </p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Gonzalo Higuain thanks <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Napoli?src=hash">#Napoli</a>'s Maurizio Sarri for developing him and issues an apology…<a href="https://t.co/Zh9FCI700T">https://t.co/Zh9FCI700T</a> <a href="https://t.co/A4wvjNMxw5">pic.twitter.com/A4wvjNMxw5</a></p>— footballitalia (@footballitalia) <a href="https://twitter.com/footballitalia/status/758674966103658496">July 28, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>