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Atalanta Sign Colombian Striker Duvan Zapata

Inter Milan’s Uruguayan defender Diego Godin (L) vies with Atalanta’s Colombian ahead Duvan Zapata through the Italian Serie A soccer match Inter Milan vs Atalanta on January 11, 2020 on the San Siro stadium in Milan.
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Atalanta has accomplished the acquisition of Colombian striker Duvan Zapata on the finish of his two-year mortgage deal from league rivals Sampdoria, the Serie A membership confirmed on Friday.

The Bergamo membership spent a complete of 26 million euros ($29 million) to convey the 28-year-old to Bergamo.

“I’m very happy,” mentioned Zapata. “First of all, I want to thank Atalanta for this further demonstration of confidence in me.

“We are building something important and can achieve great things together.”

Zapata, who has performed 15 occasions for Colombia and scored three targets, additionally beforehand performed for Napoli and Udinese.

He joined Atalanta on mortgage in 2018 and final season was the second prime scorer in Serie A with 23 targets scored serving to elevate the membership into the Champions League for the primary time.

This season he has scored seven targets in all competitions, regardless of lacking almost three months with a thigh damage.

Atalanta are via to the Champions League final 16 and subsequent play Spanish membership Valencia.

AFP

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