Chelsea transfer blow as prolific striker gives green light to surprise swap deal transfer

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Chelsea look set to miss out as reports in Spain claim Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski is prepared to seal a surprise transfer to Juventus.

In return, Gonzalo Higuain could then move to replace the prolific Poland international at the Allianz Arena, according to Don Balon.

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This is bad news for Chelsea, who were recently linked as admirers of Higuain by Calciomercato as they look in dire need of a replacement for the struggling Alvaro Morata up front.

The Argentina international has been hugely prolific during his time in Serie A with both Napoli and Juventus, and could be ideal for Bayern if they lose Lewandowski.

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Bayern Munich look set to beat Chelsea to the transfer of Gonzalo Higuain
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Robert Lewandowski could seal a transfer to Juventus as part of the deal

Don Balon state that the 29-year-old has given the green light to move to Juventus, despite some talk of a possible move to Real Madrid.

The Spanish outlet’s report, however, states that Madrid seem to be now prioritising a move for Tottenham front-man Harry Kane over Lewandowski.

This is despite another recent report from Don Balon that claimed Lewandowski had agreed terms on a move to the Bernabeu that was largely expected to go through once the club appointed a new manager.

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