Transfer: Barcelona sign new defender


La Liga champions, Barcelona on Friday confirmed the signing of defender, Jeison Murillo from Valencia.

Barcelona made the announcement through their official website on Friday after reaching an agreement with Valencia for a loan transfer of Murillo for the remainder of the 2018-19 season.

“FC Barcelona and Valencia CF have reached an agreement for the transfer of Jeison Murillo on loan for the remainder of the 2018/19 season. The agreement includes a purchase option worth €25m,” a statement on Barcelona’s official website read.

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Murillo joined Valencia from Inter Milan in 2018.

The 26-year-old played in the Copa America in 2015 and 2016 for his country, Colombia where they finished in the third place.

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