Barcelona target Udinese striker Muriel

Udinese is well known as a breeding ground of talent, not just Italians but especially from smaller nations around the world.

Udinese is well known as a breeding ground of talent, not just Italians but especially from smaller nations around the world.

Last summer Alexis Sanchez made his dream true, leaving the Friuliani for Barcelona FC. An incredible transfer that has brought €36 million to president Giampaolo Pozzo's coffers.

In Sanchez's shadow is now young Colombian striker Muriel (full name: Luis Fernando Muriel Fruto), actually on-loan with Lecce and where he scored three goals today.

The valuation of the 20 year-old is in the range of €10 million and, beside Barcelona, also AS Roma have asked for more information from Udinese."

- by Michele Mauro

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