Napoli president: Why I valued Man Utd and Chelsea target at £66m

And in explaining the astronomical fee, De Laurentiis told Italian paper Corriere della Sera: ”I never, ever considered selling Higuain. 

”It wasn’t by chance that I put a very high clause in his contract, which makes it difficult to sustain for any buyer.

”I expect that he’s respectful of the commitment and work of the team.”