Chelsea forward Gonzalo Higuain has claimed that manager Maurizio Sarri knows how to get the best out of him, especially the emotional part, after the Argentinian scored a brace against Huddersfield Town.
Higuain had previously played under Sarri when the pair were at Napoli, but the player has since had trouble scoring a lot of goals. He was struggling at AC Milan for the past six months, with chances very rare to come by.
However, he has now started scoring goals after a soft start to life at Chelsea, with a brace against Huddersfield Town opening his account for the club. The forward says Sarri has been the best manager he has worked with.
“Sarri is the coach who has got the best out of me as a player,” Higuain said, according to Goal. “He’s someone who knew how to work with me, particularly on the emotional side.
“The 2015-16 season was a wonderful one in which I broke the goal-scoring record, which is very important out there [in Italy]. It was a fantastic year for myself and Maurizio, a period which we shared together, even thought it was for a short time.
“I’m just happy to be working with him again at a big club, which has so much history and wonderful team-mates. I want to get back to that level. Everything is set on the right path to achieve our goals by the end of the season.”
It remains to be seen if Higuain can lead Chelsea to finish in the top four by the end of the season and help solve their goalscoring problems.