Sunday December 30 2012
Muriel leaving is 'pure fantasy'

Udinese sporting director Fabrizio Larini has admitted it is 'pure fantasy' that Luis Muriel will leave the club.

The Colombian forward has been linked with a January move to Fiorentina, but the 59-year-old has claimed that it will not happen.

“It is fantasy football if you mention Muriel [to Fiorentina],” he told Messaggero Veneto. “He will not go away, not even in the summer.”

The 21-year-old striker has had an injury-ravaged season so far having missed four months with a fracture, but made a goalscoring return against Atalanta on December 22.

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