Report: Jose Mourinho wants Gonzalo Higuain at Manchester United

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Gonzalo Higuain is reportedly a target for Manchester United.

Football Soccer - Napoli v Atalanta - Italian Serie A

Manchester United are targeting Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain, Italian outlet La Republicca report.

The newspaper claim Higuain is among Jose Mourinho's transfer targets, and he intends to spend big to get his man.

Mourinho has managed Higuain already at Real Madrid, and a reunion with the striker would be a case of him buying a surefire success.

Higuain has been in outstanding form this season, scoring 36 goals in 35 Serie A appearances.

This included a hat-trick on the final day of the season, but there are reasons why convincing him to join will not be straightforward.

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Higuain would have to give up Champions League football with Napoli to join United, who are only in the Europa League after finishing fifth in the Premier League last season.

The Argentine international is also attracting interest from Paris Saint-Germain, Gazzetta dello Sport claim, with the French champions eyeing the striker as a replacement for Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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