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Saturday March 18 2017
Duvan Zapata gets debut Colombia call

Several Serie A-based players have been called up by Colombia for their World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Ecuador, including debutant Duvan Zapata.

The Cafeteros host Bolivia on March 23 and visit Ecuador on March 28.

There is a debut call for Napoli-owned forward Duvan Zapata, who is currently on a two-year loan deal with Udinese.

The 25-year-old has no senior caps for Colombia, but did score one goal in five games at Under-20 level.

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Saturday February 18 2017
Muriel: 'My weight always a problem'

Luis Muriel looks back over his career, why he’s found his form at Sampdoria, comparisons with Ronaldo and “the cross I bear is my weight.”

The Colombian striker has been painfully inconsistent during his Serie A career, never quite making the big step up, but recent form has earned him strong links with Inter for next season.

“I came to Europe very early, when I was only 18 years old, and I frankly didn’t expect it then,” Muriel told the Lega Serie A site.

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Friday December 23 2016
Udinese sell Armero to Bahia

Udinese have officially sold Colombia international Pablo Armero to Brazilian club Bahia.

The left-back passed a medical today and Bahia announced the deal via Twitter.

It is a one-season contract for the 30-year-old, with the option of a renewal for another term.

Armero has played in Brazil before, while in recent years he had spells at Napoli, West Ham United, Milan and Flamengo.

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Sunday November 6 2016
Muriel: 'This is my year'

Sampdoria striker Luis Muriel wants to end his reputation for inconsistency. “I let people down, but this is the right year for me.”

The Colombia international has always flattered to deceive and he’s well aware of it.

“I have been told that many times – that I flattered to deceive. I did that to others, but also to myself,” he told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Sunday September 4 2016
Muriel: 'Best form of my career'

Luis Muriel admits he’s in “the best form of my career” with Sampdoria and Colombia. “I know not everyone likes me.”

The 25-year-old striker has scored three goals in three competitive games for his club this season, also providing two assists.

It was enough to earn him an international recall and impressive performance against Venezuela.

“Things are going well and I feel that I’m in the best form of my career,” Muriel told Elspectador.com.

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Wednesday August 31 2016
Official: Cuadrado back at Juventus

Juan Cuadrado has signed for Juventus, on loan from Chelsea for €5m with obligation to buy for €20m after a certain number of games.

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“Juventus Football Club can today confirm that an agreement has been reached with Chelsea for the loan of Juan Guillermo Cuadrado Bello until 30 June 2019, for an annual consideration of €5 million.

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Thursday August 25 2016
Colombian connection

Serie A seems to get the best out of some Cafeteros talents, writes Chloe Beresford.

There have been some great Colombian stars who made their mark in Serie A, going back to the wild Tino Asprilla days at Parma and Ivan Ramiro Cordoba’s 13 years in the Inter jersey. Carlos Bacca bagged a hat-trick for Milan this weekend, silencing any remaining critics.

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Tuesday August 9 2016
Official: Carlos Sanchez to Fiorentina

Fiorentina have officially signed Colombia international Carlos Sanchez on loan from Aston Villa.

The Viola released a statement this evening confirming they have finalised details for the 30-year-old midfielder.

According to Sky Sport Italia, the loan deal costs €0.5m and Fiorentina have an option to buy that becomes mandatory if he plays 50 per cent of their matches this season.

Full name Carlos Alberto Sanchez Moreno, he has 67 senior caps for Colombia.

Before Aston Villa he played for Danubio, River Plate, Valenciennes and Elche.

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Saturday July 30 2016
Murillo: 'Serie A is tough!'

Jeison Murillo targets the Champions League with Inter but admits 'Serie A is tough and very different from La Liga'.

The defender recently returned from his holidays after playing for Colombia in the Copa America, so that he did not join his teammates in their North American tournee.

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Wednesday July 13 2016
Roger Martinez to Inter via Suning

Racing Club Avellaneda have sold Roger Martinez to Jiangsu Suning, but his agent confirms “he’ll go to Inter later.”

The Colombia international striker has agreed the transfer to China for €9m plus 15 per cent of any future sale.

A note released by his club confirmed the deal is done.

However, that is not the end of it, as Jiangsu Suning are owned by the same Chinese company who bought Inter last month.

“He will go to Inter later, but not now,” agent Fernando Lopez told Radio El Sol.

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