Sampdoria continues to pursue Balanta with confidence. The Italian club is negotiating with River Plate for the Colombian defender, he is strong and the ideal player for coach Mihajlovic. President Ferreo is personally working on this deal, he wants to bring the defender to Italy despite the interest of many European clubs. The parties are discussing the payment terms, but there is confidence it can get done. Balanta is waiting to know his future, Ferrero is working hard to get the deal done.