Antonio Conte a fan of South American; Explosive star must do this to secure Chelsea transfer

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Antonio Conte a fan of South American; Explosive star must do this to secure Chelsea transfer – originally posted on Nixusblog.com

Sampdoria striker Luis Muriel has had an impressive season so far. The former Udinese striker was rated as one of the best talents in the game a few years ago, but injury problems and inconsistency meant that the South American went under the radar for a bit.

The Colombian star seems to have found his rhythm once again. Muriel has scored 3 goals and has picked up 2 assists in his last three matches and the Chelsea boss Antonio Conte apparently likes the player. The 25-year-old has a similar playing style to that of Luis Suarez and is blessed with flair and pace. If he can fulfil his potential, he could be a world-class player in the long run.



Italian newspaper La Repubblica are reporting that Chelsea could make a move for him, but in order for that to happen, Muriel must show consistency. The Blues already have Costa and Batshuayi at the club and Muriel needs to improve a lot in order to play ahead of them if he is signed.

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Muriel has contributed to 13 goals already this season (goals and assists) and needs to keep up that level of performance if he wants Conte to make a move for him. The report adds that Conte has always been a fan of the Colombian.

Muriel signed for Sampdoria last summer for a fee of €10.5m and will not cost too much if Chelsea decide to move for him at the end of this season. He has a contract until 2019 and a release clause of €28m.

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