They are three points ahead of Arsenal and six points above rejuvenated Manchester United, hence, Saturday's game is a very important clash they can't afford to perform below expectations.
Chelsea and Sarri want the player, but Marina Granovskaia negotiated the deal and was unwilling to pay Higuain the same money he is receiving from Juventus, while the Argentine doesn't want his pay to decrease. He is not able to play I think.
And Blues boss Sarri has warned the Lilywhites that his Chelsea FC team will do everything in their power to overcome the deficit when they travel to Stamford Bridge later in the month.
"As you know very well I am not involved in the market".
"Gonzalo's looked good since coming back [from winter break] and he's trained the way I like and I wouldn't have taken the decision to field him against Sampdoria if not", Gattuso told Milan TV on Friday.
"He is improving a lot I think in the defensive phase". Anything else, we will see. "In my opinion we need two players, but then it is up to the club". In my opinion, he's a player we would definitely like to have.More news: Federal Bureau of Investigation 'examined whether Trump was threat to national security'
And former Chelsea winger Arjen Robben has encouraged Hudson-Odoi to take the chance and leave.
He told beIN Sports: "He is one of the best (young players) in Europe".
Eden Hazard will continue in his unfamiliar "false 9" position while Barcelona target Willian gets another opportunity to prove his doubters wrong.
Hudson-Odoi, 18, has been strongly linked with a move to Bayern in recent weeks.
"The Chelsea academy graduate is now just 4/5 to join the German champions during this transfer window, with a stay at Stamford Bridge priced at even-money".
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