Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva has refused to rule out talk of a move to Napoli as speculation surrounds his future.
Neil Lennon is the new favourite to be the next Crystal Palace manager with Sky Bet after Tim Sherwood was ruled out
The 23-year old previously spent two years at Falkirk, leaving a year ago, but has struggled to pin down a regular place at the npower Championship side and was loaned out to Barnsley and then Carlisle.
Higgingbotham, whose deal is subject to what Motherwell called "registration formalities", will add creativity to Stuart McCall's attacking options following the sale of Jamie Murphy to Sheffield United.
Higginbotham told MFCTV: "I am really pleased and excited to be here and I want to thank the gaffer and all the players for making me feel so welcome."