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Gonzalo Higuain Could Return To Real Madrid This Week - Report

Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain could be on his way back to Spain as early as Thursday following his back operation in Chicago, according to AS.

The Argentine required surgery to solve a herniated disc last week and specialist Dr. Richard Fessler will examine Higuain tomorrow to learn the early success of the process. If he believes the condition of Higuain's back is satisfactory he will be allowed to return to Madrid with club doctor Carlos Diez.

Higuain is set to be back in training in two months but will not be available to Jose Mourinho for a further two months.

In the meantime the 23-year-old has been taking in the sights of the American city while resting, according AS.

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