Allegri: Higuain is extraordinary

first_imgJuventus Allegri praises Higuain but wants improvement in Europe Dejan Kalinic Last updated 2 years ago 11:20 10/29/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(4) GonzaloHiguain - Cropped Getty Images Juventus Milan v Juventus Milan Serie A The Argentine is gifted and extraordinary, but his manager still wants more from the forward Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri lauded the “extraordinary” Gonzalo Higuain, but challenged the forward to continue improving.A brace from Higuain led Juve to a 2-0 win over AC Milan on Saturday, taking the Argentina international’s tally to 101 Serie A goals.Sporting 11/4 to beat Juventus Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Allegri was full of praise for the 29-year-old forward, but he wants to see even more from Higuain.”Higuain is currently fit because he has worked a lot during the international break and he normally works with a lot of intensity during those sessions,” he told a news conference.”When it’s like this, one feels better, runs more, smiles more. It’s the same for people like me who don’t practice sports anymore but if we feel fit, we are not overburdened, we feel lighter and we don’t fall asleep. We smile more, we feel better and brighter.”And the same goes for footballers. If one feels well, things become a lot easier.”Especially because Gonzalo is a great player – he is technically very gifted, he is extraordinary.”But he must not stop, he still needs to improve his condition, he needs to raise the bar especially in Europe.”Over the last 20 years, @G_Higuain is only the 2nd player after Ibrahimovic to score goals in 2 of Europe’s top five leagues.#ForzaJuve— JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) October 28, 2017Higuain scored in either half to see Juve to their win, which sees them sitting second to Napoli in the table.Allegri was pleased with his side’s performance, saying: “Playing in Milan is never easy because the San Siro always commands great performances.”When you play a Milan-Juventus game, technical values just reset and some balanced games are the result of this.”The boys have showed that they are at a certain level and are made of some substance.”last_img read more