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Gonzalo Higuain sick of striker speculation at Real Madrid

Real Madrid forward Gonzalo Higuain admits he is becoming restless over the continuous speculation linking the club with moves for new strikers this summer.

Madrid coach Jose Mourinho recently admitted that there was a need to bolster his attacking options.

His comments fuelled further speculation regarding a transfer for Santos ace Neymar, who is reportedly the club's primary target, but the Brazilians have made it clear they will not sell him until after the Club World Cup in December.

Manchester City's Emmanuel Adebayor has also been linked with a return to the Bernabeu following his loan stint last season.

Sergio Aguero was a target for Madrid, but he left Atletico to join Roberto Mancini at City.

But all the talk surrounding who may come in has frustrated Higuain.

"It’s not my job to say whether another striker should come or not, it’s the decision of the club and the coach. I get asked the same question every year and I’m already sick of it," the 23-year-old told the club's official website.

"I’m here to help, to score goals, and to work with this team. I’m confident in myself and in my work and I’m pretty calm. The club and the fans have always treated me very well."

Madrid are currently in China where they meet Tianjin Teda at the weekend, and the forward will not become distracted by talk of rivals Barcelona.

"We are not thinking about the Spanish Supercopa yet. We are only thinking about the game on Saturday. We are not here to talk about Barcelona," he added

"We have built a great team, we have fantastic strikers and the expectations are high."

Madrid meet Barcelona in 10 days for the first leg of the Supercopa.