Chelsea striker Gonzalo Higuain is targeting double success this season following last nights win over West Ham United that saw the Blues move into third place in the Premier League.
The Argentine hitman is aiming to help Chelsea win the Europa League and finish in a top-four position, which he believes will help in attracting new players to Stamford Bridge.
Speaking to Chelsea’s official club website, Higuain said
“Obviously, it’s a period where I’m adapting but I’m hoping that, although I’ve only got a short time, I can finish well,”
“The best thing we can do is qualify for the Champions League and hopefully win the Europa League, too.
“We’re coming towards the end, so it’s about finishing as strongly as possible.
“The main objective is to finish in the top four so we can play in the Champions League, and also to encourage other players to come and play for the club.
“That’s what the squad are hoping for, so that we can add players next season, and to finish the season well and make people happy.”
Chelsea are well set to achieve both aims, they have one of the easiest ties in the Europa League quarter-finals against Slavia Praha and they do occupy the third spot in the league table.
However, Higuain has appeared to have forgotten that Chelsea face a transfer ban for two windows and so winning the Europa League and finishing top-four will make no difference in terms of attracting players but it does mean that he is likely to stay at Stamford Bridge beyond the summer if the transfer ban is not lifted.
Higuain is adapting and while we have not seen the best of him this season there is every chance we will see a very different player next season if he does end up staying put.
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