AC Milan striker Higuain fit to face parent club Juventus

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The Argentine striker has been included in his team's squad for Sunday's high-profile Serie A game at San Siro

AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain has been included in the Rossoneri squad to face parent club Juventus on Sunday.

Higuain missed Thursday's Europa League draw against Real Betis with a back injury, but is in Milan's 25-man group to face the Serie A leaders.

The striker initially suffered the injury in last weekend's win at Udinese, a game in which Higuain was withdrawn in the first half. 

The Argentina international is on loan at Milan from Juventus, who allowed him to leave following the signing of Cristiano Ronaldo.

Higuain has hit five goals in nine Serie A appearances and will be out to impress against his employers at San Siro on Sunday.

Emre Can remains out for Juventus as the Germany midfielder recovers from surgery on a thyroid nodule.

Massimiliano Allegri's side will be hoping to bounce back from a 2-1 home loss to Manchester United in the Champions League, their first competitive defeat in any competition since April.

Milan sit fourth in the Serie A table, 10 points behind front-running Juventus after 11 rounds of fixtures. 

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