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Gonzalo Higuain

27-Year-Old Forward     Napoli  Serie A


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

November 10, 2014    Gonzalo Higuain News

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Higuain scored the lone goal in Napoli's 1-0 victory over Fiorentina Sunday.

After a slow start to the season, Higuain now appears to be in good form as he has six goals in Serie A.

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November 3, 2014

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Higuain scored the opening goal in Saturday's 2-0 win over Roma and also provided an assist.

Higuain has found the net in three straight matches, scoring all five of his Serie A goals this season over that span. The Argentine also added his third assist of the league campaign during Saturday's impressive win for Napoli.

October 26, 2014

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The Argentine striker recorded a hat trick Sunday as Napoli defeated Hellas Verona 6-2.

This could be a kick start for Higuain, who has been slow to get going this season.

October 1, 2014

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Liverpool may prepare a large transfer bid for Higuain after reports that the player may be unsettled at Napoli, according to the Mirror.

Despite signing Mario Balotelli, Liverpool may be in line to add more strikers to their squad. Arsenal was also reportedly interested in the player, but are content after bringing Danny Welbeck to the club.

September 29, 2014

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Higuain assisted on Jose Maria Callejon's 28th minute goal during Napoli's 1-0 win over Sassuolo on Sunday.

Higuain has yet to find the back of the net through five matches, but he has assisted on two. It's certainly not the start fantasy owners were looking for, but he's still active enough in the attack and should break through soon.

July 5, 2014

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Higuain broke his World Cup goalless drought with an eighth minute goal during Argentina's 1-0 win over Belgium in the quarterfinals on Saturday.

Higuain took an errant pass that appeared to wobble before reaching him, but he was still able to blast it past Belgium keeper Thibaut Courtois for the lone-score of the game. Argentina are now through to the semis and will face the winner of Costa Rica vs. Netherlands.

June 15, 2014

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Higuain came on at halftime and the assisted on Lionel Messi's 65th minute goal during Argentina's 2-1 win over Bosnia and Herzegovina in their World Cup opener on Sunday.

Higuain was reportedly dealing with an ankle injury coming into the match, which is why he did not start, but he appeared fine once he entered to start the second half. With Higuain, Lionel Messi and Kun Aguero leading the attack, Argentina have huge expectations in this World Cup.

April 27, 2014

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Higuain suffered a bruised tibia Saturday in a 0-0 draw against Inter, but the injury is not considered serious.

Higuain initially feared he might miss the World Cup because of the injury. That will not be the case.