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Report: Swansea City and Bournemouth interested in Luis Muriel

Luis Muriel

Premier League clubs are showing a string interest in Luis Muriel.

Bournemouth manager Eddie HoweBournemouth manager Eddie Howe

The impending sales of Lucas Biglia and Keita Balde Diao will bring funds for Lazio to reinvest in the transfer market.

According to reports from T Sport, the Serie A giants are interested in signing Colombian forward Luis Muriel. However, they face strong competition from Premier League duo - AFC Bournemouth and Swansea City.

The 26-year-old joined Sampdoria from Udinese in 2015, and scored 21 goals in 79 appearances for the club.

Swansea City manager Paul ClementSwansea City manager Paul Clement

He has enjoyed a fine 2016/17 campaign, netting 11 goals in 32 appearances for the club that finished 10th in Serie A.

Both the clubs have enquired about securing the services of the 26-year-old striker, who has won 15 caps for his country.

Luis MurielLuis Muriel

Joshua King has enjoyed a brilliant season for Bournemouth, scoring 16 Premier League goals but it seems Eddie Howe is keen to add depth and quality to the forward line.

Likewise, Swansea who narrowly avoided relegation last season, will be looking to add a quality Striker to ease the burden on Fernando Llorente.

It remains to be seen whether Swansea or Bournemouth can tempt him to move to the Premier League with a lucrative offer.

Bournemouth's Joshua King in actionBournemouth's Joshua King in action

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