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Luis Muriel: ‘Ilicic is uique’

Sat 09 January 2021 | 17:11

Luis Muriel praises Ilicic and believes he is unique among all the high-quality players in Atalanta.

Le Dea thrashed


4-1 at the Stadio Vigorito this afternoon, with goals from



Duvan Zapata


Rafael Toloi

, and

Luis Muriel


Luis Muriel jokes about his superb status for



“I had a slight muscular issue, but it’s better now. I think the coach uses me for good luck, as every time I stand up off the bench to warm up, we score a goal!”

laughed Muriel on Sky Sport Italia


“Kidding aside, I hope to continue scoring goals and helping the team. We’re doing such great work every day, this is a team that creates chances constantly and we strikers need to be on our toes, always wide away because the opportunities come at any moment.”

Ilicic, who scored one, created many chances during the game. He hit the woodwork and provided assists.

“It’s wonderful to play with Ilicic. We have a lot of players with quality, but he is unique. He is so elegant on the ball, he seems to be floating above the pitch. He’s so good, he gives me a headache!”

source: SportMob