Sevilla break club record for Muriel

Sevilla have reportedly broken their club record transfer fee to sign Sampdoria striker Luis Muriel for €20m, according to reports.

The Andalucians released a statement over the weekend to confirm an agreement with the Italian club had been reached, with a five-year contract expected to be signed.

Various reports suggest Los Rojiblancos have spent €20m on the striker alongside 20% of any future sell on fee forthe Colombian, who scored 13 goals last season.

According to Marca, the deal also includes a €50m release clause with the completion of a medical due imminently.

Muriel will join fellow South Americans Ever Banega and Guido Pizarro as incomings at Sanchez Pizjuan, alongside a deal for Aston Villa’s French full back Jordan Amavi.

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