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Gonzalo Higuain

26-Year-Old Forward     Napoli  Serie A


Birthdate:  December 10, 1987    Birthplace:  Brest, France    Nationality:  Argentina    Height:  6' 0"    Weight:  165 lbs    

April 18, 2014    Gonzalo Higuain News

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Higuain will be rested when Napoli face Udinese after picking up a minor injury in training, Football Italia reports.

Higuain can certainly use the rest.

Gonzalo Higuain: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

January 19, 2014

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Higuain scored from the spot in the 62nd minute, and then assisted on Jose Maria Callejon's 80th minute goal during Napoli's 2-2 draw with Bologna on Sunday.

Higuain's goal was his 10th of the season, which puts him behind only Giuseppe Rossi, Carlos Tevez and Domenico Berardi this season. Additionally, his assist was his seventh, which co-leads Serie A.

December 16, 2013

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Higuain scored in the ninth minute of Napoli's 4-2 win over Inter Milan on Sunday.

Higuain scored on his only shot of the day for his eighth goal in Serie A competition this season. He has found the back of the net four times in the last four games, three of which have come in Serie A play and one in the Champions League.

December 14, 2013

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Higuain and Napoli are coming off of an unfortunate champions league exit. Arsenal left Higuain in tears, Football Italia reports. When Lazio matches up against Inter on Saturday, emotions will be running high.

Inter Milan have not shut out an opposing squad in 12 games. Higuain is a strong, intelligent play for fantasy owners this week.

October 27, 2013

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Higuain scored from the spot in the 14th and 32nd minutes of Sunday's 2-0 win over Torino.

Higuain now has five goals on the season, with Sunday's scores being the first since September 22 against AC Milan. He remains a solid fantasy option at the striker position.

October 4, 2013

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The striker could return to face Livorno this weekend after missing Tuesday's UEFA Champions League match with Arsenal due to a muscle injury, Football Italia reports.

Napoli should rest Higuain as Goran Pandev showed last weekend that he is ready when needed.

October 1, 2013

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Higuain is doubtful for Tuesday's Champions League match against Arsenal due to a calf injury, the Daily Mail reports.

Higauin was a big target of Arsenal's this summer but the club couldn't come to an agreement with Real Madrid before Napoli swept in and grabbed the striker. He has already scored four times in seven appearances for his new club, including a goal against Dortmund on September 18 in the Champions League.

September 23, 2013

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Higuain scored in the 53rd minute of Sunday's 2-1 win over AC Milan.

Higuain's goal turned out to be the game winner, after Mario Balotelli slotted home a penalty in extra time to make it 2-1. Higuain has now scored in four straight matches, including one in the Champions League, although he's only finished one match this season without being subbed off.