VALENCIA NEWS

Cesare Prandelli blasted his Valencia players ahead of their trip to Real Sociedad as he warned “those who aren’t happy to suffer for this shirt can leave”.
Andre Gomes rejected the chance to join Italian champions Juventus this summer in favour of moving to Barcelona from Valencia, it has emerged.
Valencia striker Rodrigo has rejected claims the club are in a relegation battle but insisted they must improve their performances and results.
Valencia have opened talks with Italian striker Simone Zaza - currently on loan at West Ham United from Juventus - according to reports in Spain.
Valencia boss Cesare Prandelli has lamented his side's conceding of a last gap equaliser at home to Malaga as their poor run of form continued.
Cesare Prandelli admits Valencia must sell before they buy in January ahead of Sunday’s match against Malaga in La Liga.
Valencia winger Luis Nani has been ruled out for the rest of the year following a muscular injury in his right leg, the club have confirmed.
Cesare Prandelli lamented Valencia’s “unfair” 2-1 defeat to Sevilla but insisted “we’ll only lose a few games playing like this”.
Jorge Sampaoli is optimistic that Sevilla midfielders Samir Nasri and Michael Krohn-Dehli will be back soon, although not against Valencia on Saturday.
Cesare Prandelli admits he is wary of Sevilla’s ability to play “like a perfect team” ahead of Valencia’s trip to Sanchez Pizjuan on Saturday.
Valencia captain Enzo Perez has admitted they have ‘hit rock bottom’ after drawing at home to Granada and fans booing club owner Peter Lim.
Cesare Prandelli has called on his Valencia team to show ‘more courage’ as he said a lack of belief cost them in Sunday’s draw with Granada.
Cesare Prandelli admits Sunday’s match against Granada in La Liga is a must-win and “like a final” for Valencia.
Valencia have reportedly made West Ham United and Italy forward Simone Zaza their top striking target for January.
The Valencia fan who threw a bottle at Barcelona players at the Mestalla has been handed a six-month stadium ban and a €3,001 fine.
Celta Vigo boss Eduardo Berizzo has praised his side's 'hard fought victory' over a 'difficult' and 'very well organised' Valencia side.
Cesare Prandelli is remaining silent on rumours linking Barcelona with a January swoop for Joao Cancelo as Valencia “aren’t thinking about the market”.
Espanyol want to make Valencia-owned Pablo Piatti's loan deal at the club from permanent according to reports in the Spanish press.
Valencia boss Cesare Prandelli was unhappy with his team’s display at Deportivo la Coruna on Monday night despite taking a point in a 1-1 draw.
Deportivo la Coruna boss Gaizka Garitano believes his team are moving in the right direction following Monday’s 1-1 draw with Valencia.
Cesare Prandelli has called for a stop to the Barcelona controversy as Valencia are “only thinking about winning” against Deportivo La Coruna on Monday.
Luis Enrique has hit back at accusations that Barcelona play-acted against Valencia. “Our values are playing good football, not kicking opponents.”
Josep Maria Bartomeu has launched a stinging attack on “reckless” Javier Tebas after he suggested Barcelona’s players had acted “embarrassingly” at Valencia.
The teenager who threw a bottle at Barcelona players has apologised for his actions, but accused Neymar of provoking the Valencia fans.
Jesus Garcia Pitarch claims Alberto Undiano Mallenco “will feel ashamed” after his “pathetic” refereeing display in Valencia’s defeat to Barcelona on Saturday.
Luis Enrique has hailed Barcelona’s “character” in coming back from behind to beat Valencia 3-2 on Saturday.
Barcelona have reportedly lost Andres Iniesta until next year after the midfielder injured knee ligaments against Valencia on Saturday.
Barcelona broke Valencia hearts on Saturday as Lionel Messi’s penalty with the last kick of the game defeated Valencia 3-2 in a sizzling La Liga showdown.
Join Football Espana this afternoon for LIVE La Liga commentary as Valencia and Barcelona lock horns in a battle between the giants of the east!
Sergi Roberto is back for Barcelona this afternoon against Valencia as Andre Gomes starts against his former club for the first time.
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