NEWS
Sunday July 21 2019
Napoli miss out on James & Fekir?

Napoli could miss out on James Rodriguez and Nabil Fekir if the latest reports are to be believed.

James has long been Napoli’s No 1 target in the summer transfer window, but their inability to close a deal with Real Madrid has let in Atletico.

Consequently, Habla Deportes and Radio Caracol journalist Juan Salvador Barcera has tweeted that the 28-year-old will become an Atleti player.

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NEWS
Sunday July 21 2019
Genoa go for Colombian midfielder

Genoa are in advanced talks with Atletico Huila for Colombian midfielder Kevin Agudelo.

According to Opanoticias.com and La Gazzetta dello Sport, the deal could be done within days for €2.5m, representing 70 per cent of his contract.

Atletico Huila President Juan Carlos Patarroyo confirmed they had negotiations with Genoa, but that other clubs were also interested.

A meeting has been set for Monday to push the situation forward.

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NEWS
Tuesday July 16 2019
Atletico Madrid: 'No James talks'

Atletico Madrid President Enrique Cerezo confirmed they are interested in Napoli target James Rodriguez, but “we’re not in contact with Real Madrid.”

The Colombia international returns to base after his two-year loan at Bayern Munich and is not part of Zinedine Zidane’s plans.

Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis is adamant he will only take the player on loan with option to buy, refusing to pay the €42m upfront.

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NEWS
Saturday July 13 2019
Real Madrid want James guarantees

Real Madrid are prepared to accept a staggered payment for James Rodriguez, claim AS, if Napoli raise the bid to €42m plus bonuses and pledge to buy.

The transfer saga drags on, as the Colombia international returned from a two-year loan at Bayern Munich and is eager to reunite with Carlo Ancelotti.

Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis made clear that he has no intention of paying upfront and is reticent even to make it an obligation to buy.

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NEWS
Saturday July 13 2019
Official: Murillo joins Sampdoria

Jeison Murillo has officially joined Sampdoria on loan with obligation to buy from Valencia for a reported €15m fee.

The announcement came after this morning’s medical, as he flew in to Genoa last night.

He has signed a contract with the Blucerchiati that runs to June 2023.

The Colombia international is no stranger to Serie A, as he left Inter for Valencia in 2017 at a cost of €13m.

Murillo joined Barcelona on loan in January for €1.2m, but only made four appearances.

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NEWS
Saturday July 13 2019
PSG can pounce for James

Paris Saint-Germain are ready to take advantage after Napoli refused to pay €42m for James Rodriguez, as his ex-wife warns it depends on Real Madrid.

The Colombia international wants to reunite with Carlo Ancelotti at the Stadio San Paolo, having worked with him in Madrid and at Bayern Munich.

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NEWS
Friday July 12 2019
ADL: 'James needs Ancelotti'

Aurelio De Laurentiis said Napoli “are prepared to make sacrifices for James Rodriguez, but we ask Real Madrid to make them too. He only ever delivered with Carlo Ancelotti.”

The President repeated his stance that €45m for the Colombia international is unreasonable, especially as he wants to sign James on loan with option to buy.

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NEWS
Sunday July 7 2019
Napoli confident for James

While reports in Colombia suggest Atletico Madrid have again intercepted James Rodriguez talks, Italian media remain confident he’ll join Napoli.

The deal has not yet been done, leading to speculation that Atletico Madrid would dive in and snatch the forward from neighbours Real Madrid.

Gol Caracol in Colombia claims Atleti are now the favourites for James Rodriguez, but multiple Italian sources are sure it’s just a matter of time for his Napoli transfer.

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NEWS
Saturday June 29 2019
James: '20 days to think about future'

James Rodriguez said he has “20 days to think about my future, but it depends on Real Madrid” after Atletico Madrid intercepted the Napoli deal.

The Colombian attacking midfielder was widely expected to join Napoli and his former Real and Bayern Munich Coach Carlo Ancelotti, but reports in Spain from Cadena Ser and Onda Cero suggest Atleti are significantly stepping up their efforts.

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BLOG ITALIA
Friday June 28 2019
Muriel the man for Atalanta

With the arrival of Champions League football pushing Atalanta to bolster their squad, Massimo Nuzzo believes Luis Muriel is the ideal reinforcement.

The usual expectations are no longer enough for Atalanta, as their first ever foray into the Champions League requires more star power than simply hanging on to their talents. Luis Muriel cost €18m plus bonuses to purchase from Sevilla following his six-month loan stint at Fiorentina, but how will he fit into Gian Piero Gasperini’s side?

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