Sevilla to splash the cash, just not to Inter: 28 million for Luis Muriel
"As you already know, our philosophy is to not focus on operations that are proven to be costly, both in terms of transfer fee and wages. This type of operation, for a club like ours, costs way too much."
That was the direct quote of Sevilla director on the operation of Jovetic and Banega about 2 weeks ago. Today, it has been widely reported that Sevilla are set to sign Luis Muriel for a staggering fee of 22 million plus 6 in bonuses. To the player, a four-year deal of 2 million euros is also ready.
And yet they wanted to sign both Jovetic and Banega for 20 million euros…
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