Italian Atalanta continues to work on the transfer of Ruslan Malinovsky. The transfer of the Ukrainian footballer from the Belgian “Genk” could take place in the near future.
The Italian club are close to an agreement on the transfer of the player for 15 million euros plus bonuses.
According to L’eco di Bergamo, Atalanta are willing to pay the Belgians this amount in several tranches.
The club from Bergamo tried to purchase Malinowski immediately at the end of the season-2018/19, but after a while lost interest in him. In particular, the cause was the high price of Ukrainian.
Several Italian media have already reported that “bergamasca” returned to the idea of acquiring Ruslan. Supposedly the transfer will be completed before the end of next week.
Sampdoria, which is also interested in the player still hopes to sign Malinovsky. However, the Ukrainian wants to play at the club, which plays in the Champions League. Sampdoria made it to this tournament.
Last season, Malinowski played 51 games for Genk in all competitions and became in its structure the champion of Belgium. In the asset Ruslan 16 goals and 16 assists.