Media outlets around the globe are linking Portugal’s Andre Gomes with a move to the Premier League. The clubs reported to be interested in the player are Manchester United and Chelsea. Both these clubs would be a big move for the Valencia player along with Barcelona and Juventus. From the recent reports, it seems as 

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Manchester United look likely to be in the market for a central defender this summer and one man widely linked with a move to Old Trafford is Valencia’s Shkodran Mustafi. The German has made great strides since his last spell in England and could be the ideal option to bolster United’s defence. The Red Devils 

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After a 7-0 thumping at the hands of Barcelona in the cup, is it time for Valencia head coach Gary Neville to walk away from his post at the Mestalla Stadium? Questions were asked when the former Manchester United hero left his cushy job as a Sky Sports pundit to take the reigns of a 

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The battle to land Valencia ace Sofiane Feghouli is hotting up with Manchester United leading the chase for the Algerian international. The 25 year old is into his sixth season at the Mestalla, but is out of contract in the summer and is seemingly reluctant to sign a new deal at Valencia. The Spanish club have 

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With the level of scrutiny so high perhaps we should have expected it but there seemed to be an awful lot of focus on where and how Gary Neville stood on the touchline at the Mestalla on Wednesday night. Hands in his pockets, rarely straying from the spot he took up deep in his technical 

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On the basis of Chelsea’s sorry defeat to Manchester City, it was evident which club was in greater need of defensive reinforcements. City strolled to their second 3-0 win in the opening week of the season while Chelsea offered feeble resistance and left Eastlands under another cloud in the form of John Terry’s substitution in 

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Name: Mat Ryan  Position: Goalkeeper  Age: 23  Country: Australia  Club: Valencia    Earlier this month Australia goalkeeper Mat Ryan signed a six-year deal with Spanish club Valencia, a move that capped two outstanding years in the goalkeeper’s blossoming career. After winning an A-League title with the Central Coast Mariners in 2013 – the first in 

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One big money European transfer that looks almost certain to happen is the departure of Valencia’s Argentine international, Nicolas Otamendi. The rugged 27-year-old has already made it quite clear that his future belongs away from the Mestalla and has informed the club of his desire, leaving the door open, it would appear, for two of 

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When Benfica sold young Portuguese midfielder André Gomes to Valencia last summer for 15 million euros most analysts agreed the Lisbon club had got an amazing price for a midfielder who had been used only sporadically by his coach Jorge Jesus in his first two years as a senior professional. Just a few months later, 

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It is almost impossible to unearth a previously unknown talent in the modern football world. With the advent of social media, amongst other tools, the chances of missing a player with potential talent is almost impossible. Youngsters are identified at ridiculously young ages now, but still only a few will reach the upper echelons of 

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The omnipresence of Jorge Mendes in this summer’s transfer window has been hard to escape, even before FIFA and UEFA officially turned the spotlight onto the super-agent with their investigation into the ubiquitous practice of third-party ownership. Mendes has this summer dominated the European transfer market as a representative of among others Angel Di Maria, 

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It is Spurs’ new striker Roberto Soldado who once said this of Real Madrid, “Madrid? They develop good players but then put their faith in foreign signings”. It was at Madrid where it all began for Soldado, though he was mostly restricted to the Castilla, the B team, making just four appearances for the senior 

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As you scan this year’s current La Liga standings, a few things stand out. Atletico sitting joint top is particularly pleasing; Malaga and Real Betis occupying the vacant Champions League spots is pleasant; and Real Madrid sitting nine points behind Barcelona after just seven games is astonishing. So far, this years Primera has been extremely unpredictable and, as you stare 

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