John Lucumi I would have an offer on the table to go to Italian football. The Colombian defender would be closely followed by the Bolognawhich would have already established the first approaches to hire the player who plays in the Genk from Belgium.
According to the Italian media tuttomercatothe person in charge of the technical area of the Emilia Romagna institution, Giovanni Sartori, has the Cali defender as his main objective to take the place left by Arthur Theate, who was transferred to Stade Rennais in France.
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The offer made by the board of directors of the six-time Serie A champion team, to hire the 24-year-old left-handed defender, would have been 5 million euros plus variables, while working with the player’s representatives in order to reach an agreement on personal terms.
Lucumí has sounded before to reach Italian football, being the Atalanta of Bergamo the club with which he has been linked, although there has been no official information. teams like Fulham and Bournemouth they would also be interested in the player.
The defender’s contract with Belgium’s Genk ends in 2023so in the event that there is no renewal, the club would seek not to lose money to the player, after being acquired for 2.5 million euros from Deportivo Cali in 2018.