The Argentina international is hoping to make more appearances for the Liga champions, and score more goals, as they look to retain their domestic title
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The 24-year-old has been in amongst the goals for Jose Mourinho's side during their pre-season tour of the United States, and netted the first goal during his side's 5-1 win over Los Angeles Galaxy on August 3.
"On a personal level I'd like to play more," the Argentine told Major League Soccer's official website.
"I want to score more goals than I did last season, but that is in my hands and nobody else's.
"We had a great league last season, setting new records along the way, but the main thing is to keep it up or even go one better."
Higuain also spoke about his older brother Federico, who recently joined MLS side Columbus Crew.
"I'm very happy because it is a change for the better and I hope it all turns out well for him.
"Federico is really looking forward to it, especially moving to such a great city."
Los Blancos' next match of their United States tour is against AC Milan at the Yankee Stadium in New York City on August 9.