Luis Muriel's agent admits forward's interest in Roma switch

The young attacker, who is on loan at Lecce from Udinese, is making a real name for himself in Serie A this season and has reportedly attracted the attention of the Giallorossi
Luis Muriel is keen on a summer switch to Roma, according to the Colombian's agent, Helmuth Wennin.

The 20-year-old forward, who is currently on loan to Lecce from Udinese, has enjoyed a fine season in Serie A to date and has reportedly caught the eye of Giallorossi director Walter Sabatini.

Muriel's representative has now revealed that his client would like to push through a move to the Stadio Olimpico.

"He's already said it to me: he would be happy to play for Roma, a really great club," he told Corriere dello Sport.

"He's very happy at the moment with the way things are going; he feels that a time of great opportunity has arrived. And to go to Roma? Absolutely!"

Muriel, who has represented his country at Under-20 level, has scored three goals in 16 Serie A appearances for Lecce this season.

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