Bologna have completed a permanent signing of Musa Barrow from Atalanta.
The Gambian forward, 21, has spent one and a half seasons on loan with the Serie Aside and has signed a four-year contract at that will run until the summer of 2025.
The forward loan deal included an option for Bologna to sign him permanently, which has been activated.
In January 2020, football-italia.net reported that Atalanta would sell Musa Barrow to Bologns for €19 million at the end of the 2020-21 season.
How did he perform last season?
Barrow was ever present in Sinisa Mihajlovic high-octane side last season.
He made 38 appearance in all competitions and scored eight goals as Bologna finished 10th in the table.
In total, Barrow has made 56 appearances in all competitions during his two loan season with Bologna and scored a total of 17 goals
What is Musa Barrow background?
Musa Barrow (born 14 November 1998) is a Gambian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club Bologna, on loan from Atalanta, and the Gambia national team.
What About Musa Early Career And Now.?
Barrow joined Atalanta in 2016 from The Gambia where he played football locally and in the street, and in his first appearance with the youth squad scored two goals from midfield. He joined the first team squad in 2018 after scoring 19 goals in 15 games for the youth side.
Barrow made his professional debut with Atalanta in a 1–0 Coppa Italia loss to Juventus on 30 January 2018. He made his Serie A debut for Atalanta in a 1–1 tie with Crotone on 10 February 2018.
He had his first start on 13 April 2018 in an 0–0 home draw against Inter Milan.
On 18 September 2019, Barrow made his Champions League debut against Dinamo Zagreb.
On 17 January 2020, Barrow moved from Atalanta to Bologna on loan with an obligation to buy for a fee reported to be around €13 million. Soon after his transfer, Barrow became the starting striker under Siniša Mihajlović and became one of their top scorers of the season despite only arriving in January 2020
After a successful loan with Bologna for one and a half season, a permanent move to Bologna has been activated and will keep the Gambia striker in Italy until the summer of 2025