Barcelona have announced the loan signing of Jeison Murillo from Valencia on an initial six-month deal.
“FC Barcelona and Valencia CF have reached an agreement for the transfer of Jeison Murillo for the remainder of the 2018/19 season. The agreement includes a purchase option worth €25m,” the club said in a statement.
“The presentation ceremony is scheduled for next Thursday, December 27. Details forthcoming.
“He is a player with experience in international football, for the Colombian team. Murillo played in the Copa America in 2015 and 2016, and in the latter, his country finished in third place.”
Jeison Murillo made 18 LaLiga appearances for Valencia after signing from Inter, and he has 27 Colombia caps but was not selected for the 2018 World Cup.