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Thursday August 8 2019
Samp's Murillo has car stolen

Jeison Murillo’s Sampdoria career has not got off to the best of starts after his car was stolen by thieves.

Calciomercato.com reports the incident happened while Murillo was training with Samp.

His wife had gone shopping in Genoa and, at the end of her trip, noticed her Porsche Cayenne had disappeared.

She first believed it had been towed away after she wrongly parked in a bay reserved for police.

However, it later emerged that professional thieves had taken the car.

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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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Friday July 12 2019
Murillo: 'Samp an important club'

Jeison Murillo is “very happy to be back in Italy for an important club like Sampdoria” after flying in for his transfer from Valencia.

The former Inter defender only moved to Valencia in 2017 for €13m and spent the last six months on loan at Barcelona.

He arrived this evening in Genoa and spoke to Sky Sport Italia ahead of tomorrow’s medical.

“I am very happy to be back in Italy and we’ll see how it goes,” the 27-year-old Colombia international told Sky Sport Italia.

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Wednesday July 10 2019
Murillo books Sampdoria medical

Valencia defender Jeison Murillo is expected in Genoa on Friday for a medical ahead of his €15m move to Sampdoria, claim Sportitalia.

The Colombia international is set for a loan move with option to buy.

It’s a return to Serie A after just two years, as he left Inter for Valencia at a cost of €13m in 2017.

In January, he went on loan to Barcelona for €1.2m, but only made four appearances for the Blaugrana.

Throughout all of last season, Murillo only played seven competitive games.

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Tuesday July 9 2019
Samp agree Murillo deal

Sampdoria have signed left-back Tommaso Augello from Serie B side Spezia and are closing in on Valencia defender Jeison Murillo.

Augello arrives from Spezia on loan with an obligation to buy, reported to be worth €3-4m.

The 24-year-old broke through last season, scoring once and providing five assists in 34 games as the Aquilotti reached for the Serie B playoffs.

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Thursday December 20 2018
Official: Murillo joins Barcelona

Former Inter defender Jeison Murillo is officially heading to Barcelona on loan from Valencia with €25m option to buy.

The announcement came from both Liga clubs this evening, but had been in the air for several days.

Murillo underwent a medical and will move on loan until June 2019 for a reported €2m fee.

There is also a confirmed option to buy at the end of the season for €25m.

It’s a remarkable career path for the 26-year-old Colombia international, as Inter sold him to Valencia in August for just €12m.

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Thursday September 20 2018
Emre Can: 'Not degrading women'

Juventus midfielder Emre Can assured his comments about Cristiano Ronaldo’s red card “were never meant to degrade women, women’s football or equality.”

The controversy erupted on social media following the straight red card given to Ronaldo in last night’s 2-0 Champions League victory over Valencia.

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Wednesday September 19 2018
Ref didn't see Ronaldo incident

Cristiano Ronaldo was controversially sent off in the Champions League, but it remains to be seen how long the Juventus star will be banned for.

The Ballon d’Or winner was distraught at the red card just 29 minutes into tonight’s game against Valencia, which Juve eventually won 2-0.

He seemed to lightly tug or ruffle Jeison Murillo’s hair in an off the ball incident after the pair clashed.

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Wednesday September 19 2018
Juventus didn't need Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo's Champions League debut didn't go to plan, but Adam Digby notes it did remind Juventus of their pre-CR7 strengths.

Ever since he touched down in Turin at half-time of the World Cup Final, the talk about how Cristiano Ronaldo would help Juventus in the Champions League has not stopped. With CR7 in their lineup, the Bianconeri rightly looked towards this season as the one which would end their 22-year wait for European glory, the Portuguese megastar viewed as the man who could make the difference for a team who has constantly fallen short in UEFA’s elite competition.

Then he got sent off.

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Wednesday September 19 2018
Marcelino: 'Juve better than Valencia'

Valencia Coach Marcelino accepted Juventus “were better than us” even down to 10 men and felt Cristiano Ronaldo’s pain at the red card.

The Champions League match seemed to be going Valencia’s way when Ronaldo saw red for an apparent tug on Jeison Murillo’s hair, but Miralem Pjanic converted two penalties for a 2-0 victory.

“We faced a great team, who were better than us,” Marcelino told reporters at the Mestalla.

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