MADRID – América continues in negotiations with Colonia to signal Jorge Meré however Santiago Solari’s group additionally has the Colombian Jesús Murillo, from LAFC, within the bed room, in case the settlement for the Spanish doesn’t bear fruit, based on sources confirmed to ESPN .
Meré, 24 years outdated, would welcome the journey within the Mexican big and America would supply him a long-term contract.
However, the signing of the center-back will not be but closed and sources near ESPN point out that his separation from Colonia, with whom he has a contract till June 2023, will not be being “easy.”
The Spanish center-back is a private request from DT Santiago Solari and, if profitable, he would coincide with Álvaro Fidalgo, additionally from Asturias, with whom he has a great relationship.
Sources consulted by ESPN reveal that Meré’s motion responds to the membership’s dedication to rejuvenate the squad with a brand new batch of younger European gamers who “welcome” their future within the Mexican market, altering the dynamics of the previous within the that European gamers had been ready to be extra veterans to make the bounce to Mexico.
Meré made his debut in skilled soccer on the age of 17 at Sporting Gijon, with which he achieved promotion to the First Division, turning into probably the most promising children in Spanish soccer. He was the European Under-19 and Under-21 Champion, in addition to being shortlisted by the Spanish nationwide group. On a person degree, the present Cologne participant spent two consecutive years within the Golden Soccer Draft Ideal XI in 2016 and 2017.
América is now attempting to persuade Colonia to shut the signing however, based on ESPN, they’ve Murillo as a substitute for reinforce Solari’s protection.
Murillo, 27, got here to LAFC in 2020 from Independiente de Medellín.