Arsenal fans react to Gonzalo Higuain's Juventus transfer

Napoli's Gonzalo Higuain celebrates after scoring against Udinese

Last season's Serie A top scorer has completed a record breaking transfer from Napoli to the Italian champions.

Napoli's Gonzalo Higuain celebrates after scoring against UdineseNapoli's Gonzalo Higuain celebrates after scoring against Udinese

Arsenal fans have been reacting on Twitter to the news that Juventus have signed Napoli and Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuan for what is an Italian record deal.

The former Real Madrid man, who was one of the continent's top scorers last season when he plundered an impressive 38 goals in 42 games, including 36 in 35 Serie A matches, moved for a fee reported by BBC Sport to be £75.3 million, making him the third most expensive signing of all time.

The Gunners had been strongly linked with making a move for the 28-year-old both this summer and in past transfer windows, by the likes of the Mail, but as of now, it looks like the club are still unlikely to bring in another established centre forward.

A world class striker has long been on the wish list of Arsenal supporters, with fans frustrated with the stop-start form of the likes of Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott.

Arsene Wenger has been linked with big money transfers for Higuain, Alvaro Morata and Alexandre Lacazette this summer, but already two of those players have made a move, while reports this week from BBC Sport that the Gunners were making moves for France international Lacazette for significantly lower fees than what it is reported will convince Lyon to sell won't fill those that follow the club with any confidence.

Considering his age, the fee paid by Juventus seems expensive, but still many Arsenal supporters were quick to give their opinion on another missed opportunity in the transfer market:

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