Atletico Madrid & Villarreal want Bologna midfielder Gaby Mudingayi - agent

The Belgian international has been linked heavily with Ligue 1 outfit Lyon in recent weeks but his representative has revealed that the player could be set for a move to Spain
By Patrick Devaney

Bologna midfielder Gaby Mudingayi is in talks with Atletico Madrid and Villarreal, according to the player's agent, Giovanni Fiore.

Despite transfer speculation associating the 29-year-old with a move to French giants Lyon, Fiore has revealed that the ex-Lazio player is primed for a move to the Primera Division.

Speaking exclusively to, Fiore remarked: "Lyon? There is no concrete offer [from them]. Currently we are working on interest from Spain. The clubs in question are Atletico Madrid and Villarreal. Negotiations are in progress.''

when asked if the Belgian international could remain in Italy for the 2011-12 season, Fiore added: "Yes, absolutely. Gaby may well decide to continue with Bologna."

Mudingayi moved to Bologna in July 2008 from Lazio for a fee of €7 million and has since made 70 appearances for the club, catching the attention of sides from across Europe.

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