Argentine forward Gonzalo Higuain is expected to make his highly anticipated Inter Miami debut on the road Sunday night against the Philadelphia Union.
The team announced Saturday afternoon that Higuain received his P-1 Visa and International Transfer Certificate and is available to travel and play in the game (7:30 p.m., MyTV33, Unimas).
Miami is coming off its worst loss of the season, 4-1 at home to the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday night, so the team is highly motivated. The addition of Higuain will be a huge boost.
Union coach Jim Curtin was preparing his team for Higuain just in case.
“We showed our players some older clips of him, his movement in the box, how he comes to life,” Curtin said by phone Friday. “He’s not a striker that needs two looks. He finishes everything that he touches.
“When you talk about Higuain, you don’t score goals at