Gennaro Gattuso left attacker Gonzalo Higuain out of his squad for Monday’s clash with Genoa as he closes in on a transfer to Chelsea, the AC Milan coach claimed that he has made peace with the player’s choice to depart.
The Argentine arrived from Juventus on loan throughout the summer following place in Turin turned restricted with the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Even so, factors have not absent to strategy for him at the San Siro and he is now set to cut his spell at Milan short to reunite with his previous Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri at Stamford Bridge.
“There is however nothing accomplished or finalised but Sunday’s training session was one particular of the worst given that I have been in this article,” he exposed to press.
“The team is worried and nervous and the training was not the greatest. I spoke in my workplace with Higuain and it is ideal to depart him out.
“We are however waiting on the transfer and there’s nothing finished but I want to see people who are mentally all set and out there and if I really don’t get that, I’ll go into struggle with those who are far more organized.”
For Higuain’s transfer to London to be finalised, the Blues should strike a deal with Juventus for a six-month loan deal, with the choice to continue to keep him until 2020.
“Higuain wasn’t all set to travel with us at this time and we shed an important player who had some problems,” Gattuso acknowledged.
“If he does depart, I’m not disappointed. I was a player and I know what transpires when you often have people pressing all over you.
“He’s behaved quite well with me. It is okay. I acknowledge his choice and keep my respect for him.”
If the departure of El Pipita does go as a result of, the Rossoneri are expected to substitute him with Genoa’s Krzystof Piatek, according to the Italian media.