Napoli

3rd Serie A | 19-4-6
  • Goals For
    1st
    68 GF
  • Assists
    1st
    48 GA
  • Shots
    3rd
    300 Shots
  • Saves
    19th
    67 SAV
  • Blame Gonzalo Higuain’s recent poor form on fatigue
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    Blame Gonzalo Higuain’s recent poor form on fatigue

    As Gonzalo Higuain swapped the city of Naples for Turin last summer, it was a move which brought about mixed emotions from both sides. Napoli were reeling after losing their star striker, and with it came doubt regarding their future title contenders status. For the Bianconeri, they were receiving an established Serie A goalscorer and someone who had experience leading the line in Europe as well. But, for a hefty fee of €90 million, Higuain had some way to go to repay such an investment. Even the most ardent of Juve supporters questioned the valuation. Higuain had been a scoring success pretty much anywhere he had previously been, and had finished the domestic 2015-16 campaign with an astonishing