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Thursday July 18 2019
Napoli also bid for Leao?

Napoli have reportedly tabled a bid in the region of €35m for Lille attacker Rafael Leao.

Sportitalia claimed late last night that Napoli were targeting Nicolas Pepe, but L’Equipe believes they are instead pursuing his Lille strike partner.

As per the newspaper, the Partenopei’s offer ranges between €32.5m and €37.5m, with bonuses or a sell-on fee percentage included.

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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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Thursday July 11 2019
'Rodrigo could still join Napoli'

Rodrigo Moreno’s agent-father insists the Valencia forward could still join Napoli this summer, calling them ‘an excellent choice’.

Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis claimed Rodrigo had told him he preferred to stay in Spain, but Adalberto Machado was adamant the Partenopei remained an option for the 28-year-old.

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Thursday July 11 2019
ADL on Icardi, James and Elmas

Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis on “exaggerated” Real Madrid demands for James Rodriguez, delaying Eljif Elmas, Rodrigo rejection and why he “wouldn’t exchange Mauro Icardi with Lorenzo Insigne.”

The patron sat down with the Corriere dello Sport for a lengthy interview and covered all the major transfer stories that have seen the Partenopei take centre-stage this summer. You can read the rest of his comments here.

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Wednesday July 10 2019
Milik part of Rodrigo bid?

Spanish paper Super Deporte claim Napoli offered Arkadiusz Milik as part of an exchange deal with Valencia, but Rodrigo refused the transfer.

Their interest in Rodrigo is not new and he’s seen as an alternative to Inter hitman Mauro Icardi.

According to Super Deporte online edition, the Partenopei tried to tempt Valencia into a swap with Poland international centre-forward Milik.

This in itself would be surprising, as Milik had until now been considered an unwavering figure in Carlo Ancelotti’s squad.

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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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Monday July 8 2019
Valencia in talks for Praet

Valencia are in negotiations for Sampdoria midfielder Dennis Praet, but it’s reported his salary demands are causing a problem.

According to Sky Sport Italia, Samp are prepared to sell for €15m plus bonuses.

The main issue regards the 25-year-old’s personal terms, as his requests are deemed excessive by Valencia.

Praet was snapped up from RSC Anderlecht in the summer of 2016 for €8m.

His current contract runs to June 2021 and he has also been linked with Milan.

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Tuesday July 2 2019
Napoli: Valencia in for Lozano?

Napoli could miss out on Hirving Lozano as it emerges Valencia are also in for the PSV forward.

Lozano had long been tipped to reinforce Napoli’s attack, but Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez has since replaced him as the Partenopei’s priority in the transfer market.

That could let in Valencia, with Gianluca Di Marzio’s website warning the Spaniards have shown ‘strong interest’.

Furthermore, they are ready to reserve agent Mino Raiola 30 percent of a future resale.

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