Official: Atalanta confirms Luis Muriel’s transfer

Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio has officially announced the transfer of Colombian striker Luis Muriel to Orlando City. Despite interest from many teams for the upcoming June window, namely Inter Milan, Muriel has officially become the new player for Orlando City.

In a statement by the Atalanta Football Club, they confirmed that they have surrendered the performance rights to footballer Luis Fernando Muriel Fruto, 32-year-old Colombian striker, to Orlando City SC. Muriel thus concludes his long and successful stint in Bergamo, marked by 184 appearances, 68 goals, and 28 goal-assists. With these noteworthy contributions, he has significantly contributed to the recent history of the Nerazzurri Club.

The club also expressed their gratitude for Muriel’s contribution, not only for his on-field contribution but also for his commitment, dedication, and love for the jersey during his four and a half seasons with the Nerazzurri. Muriel’s extraordinary talent and infectious smile have left enduring traces. “Lucho”, as he is affectionately known, has provided many brilliant goals and classy plays.

The Percassi family, the Pagliuca family, and the entire Atalanta Football Club extended their heartfelt thanks to Muriel and simultaneously wished him the best of luck for the continuation of his sporting career. The news about the official statement was released on Atalanta Football Club’s website.

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