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Of big forgotten to champion: Jeison Murillo will win the Glass of the King 2018-19

Published:4/03/2019 - 14:37h

Updated:4/03/2019 - 14:41h

Jeison Murillo is not having luck in a campaign with few opportunities, but in some months could carry a joy in the Glass of Rey. When having it contested with Valencia and FC Barcelona, the Colombian will be champion whatever happens in the final of Benito Villamarín

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After a start of season marked by the physical problems of Samuel Umtiti and Thomas Vermaelen, the FC Barcelona decided to reinforce with a central in the market of winter, and the bet was Jeison Murillo. The one of Cali incorporated to loan to the Catalan group in the month of January, and although it has not had too many opportunities, will carry a joy before it finish the campaign.

In concrete, the day 25 May, in Benito Villamarín, the Colombian will be of celebration, because suceda what suceda on the lawn, will have won the Glass of Rey. The defender saw the Barcelona colours and will have to answer to his obligations against Valencia, but in what it corresponds to questions of register, this trophy will be his of all all when it arrive the minute 90.

As it has contested the competition with both teams along the course, the 'cafetero' will be able to inscribe it in his list of winners, that precisely will première with this tournament. It formed in his country and gave the jump to Europe in 2010, and after a path that has passed off as Granada, Cádiz, The Palms and Inter of Milan, will be in Mestalla or in the Camp Nou where aim his first triumph in the old continent.

As it indicates the analyst 'MisterChip', Murillo participated with the blanquinegros in the eliminatory of dieciseisavos of final against the Ebro, in a meeting in which the men of Marcelino García Toral harvested a 1-2. East was one of the three commitments that contested to the orders of the preparador Asturian, that also gave him minutes in Champions against the Juventus and in LaLiga against the Celtic of Vigo.

Little later, it completed the eliminatory of eighth of final with the Barça, adding those that have been his only participations under the direction of Ernesto Valverde. The crossing against the Raise left a 2-1 in the Ciutat of València, that was surpassed with forcefulness in the City Condal with a traced back by 3-0 that allanó the way of the 'Rey of Glasses' to the following round.

Murillo will go back to Valencia in summer

Although now it has the luxury to know winning of the Glass, Murillo will have to resolve his future in summer, when it will finish his cession with the Barça and will return to Valencia. The Catalans already have the very covered place and do not need more 'patches' temporary, what complicates his permanence explaining besides that his adaptation has not been complete. The Colombian wants to play more and this no sucederá in the Camp Nou, so it will be necessary to see if has place in Mestalla.

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