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Maicosuel makes Udinese exit

Udinese have sold Brazilian midfielder Maicosuel to Atletico Mineiro for an undisclosed fee.

The 27-year-old from Sao Paulo moved to north-east Italy from Botafogo in July 2012 and made 39 appearances in all competitions for Udinese, scoring three goals.

A statement published on the Serie A club's official website on Thursday read: "We thank the player sincerely for the professionalism he showed while wearing our shirt and wish him all the best for the rest of his career."