Just a day after Antonio Floro Flores made the move to Andalusia, the 'Romanian Messi', who only arrived at the Friuli last summer, has joined the Liga outfitUdinese have announced that attacking midfielder Gabriel Torje has joined Granada on a season-long loan.
The Romania international only arrived at the Friuli last summer on a five-year contract from Dinamo Bucharest but the Zebrette are keen for him to secure more regular first-team football.
"Udinese Calcio announces that it has sold on a temporary basis (until June 30, 2013) the sporting rights of the player Gabriel Andrei Torje to the Spanish club Granada Club de Futbol," a statement on the Serie A side's official website read.
The 22-year-old Torje, who is known as 'the Romanian Messi', scored two goals and contributed one assist during 21 Serie A appearances for Francesco Guidolin's team last season.
His move to Andalusia comes just a day after Udinese agreed to loan striker Antonio Floro Flores to the Liga outfit.