VALENCIA NEWS

Valencia face the biggest test of their top-four credentials on Saturday, when they welcome an out-of-sorts Sevilla to Mestalla.
Simone Zaza has heaped praise on Valencia Coach Marcelino for ‘not being an army general’ and improving players ‘through dialogue’.
Valencia’s on loan midfielder Andreas Pereira has been banned from driving for eight month after speeding at over three times the speed limit.
Valencia midfielder Andreas Pereira has apologised to the club via social media after he was arrested for speeding.
It is ‘impossible’ for Valencia to compete with Real Madrid and Barcelona for the league title this season, according to Coach Marcelino.
Valencia moved up to second in La Liga with a thrilling 6-3 victory in Real Betis in an action-packed, Sunday-night encounter.
Sunday bore witness to La Liga’s game of the weekend as Valencia beat Real Betis in a dramatic, nine-goal thriller, while Malaga lost again.
Benito Villamarin plays host to a top-of-the-table clash as Valencia can leap into second place with victory over similarly in-form Real Betis.
A second half fightback from Athletic Bilbao wasn’t enough to stop Valencia continuing their unbeaten run and moving to third in La Liga.
Valencia forward Rodrigo Moreno, Napoli’s Jose Callejon and Real Sociedad midfielder Asier Illarramendi have been restored to Spain’s national squad.
Valencia’s Simone Zaza could earn his first call-up to the Italian national team since an embarrassing penalty miss in Euro 2016, say reports.
Valencia have confirmed an option to buy Geoffrey Kondogbia permanently at the end of the campaign and ‘have an agreement’ with the player.
Former Valencia Coach has been appointed as the new Las Palmas boss to replace Manolo Marquez, who resigned on Tuesday.
Valencia forward Simone Zaza has been linked with a return to Italy as Torino monitor his situation, according to reports in Spain.
Valencia Coach Marcelino has confirmed he picked up a muscular injury whilst celebrating his side’s winner at Real Sociedad on Sunday.
Espanyol, Getafe and Celta Vigo all ran riot in Sunday’s La Liga Week 6 action, while Valencia edged out Real Sociedad in a top-of-the-table thriller.
Real Sociedad will be hoping to end a losing run when they host Valencia, who are still unbeaten in La Liga after five games.
Valencia and Villarreal are both under investigation over allegedly breaking FIFA rules regarding the transfers of underage players.
Barcelona have the highest wage budget in Spanish football for the current campaign, surpassing Real Madrid at the top of the list.
Malaga boss Michel Gonzalez insists he is “not afraid” about the sack after leading the Andalusians to a fifth, straight defeat on Tuesday.
Simone Zaza admits he was “annoyed” about not starting the derby against Levante but insists rumours of a bust-up with Coach Marcelino “are all lies.”
Malaga Coach Michel believes his side must ‘maintain calmness and focus’ despite losing their opening four La Liga fixtures.
Valencia captain Dani Parejo has stated his desire to retire at the club and admits he feels revitalised by new Coach Marcelino.
Eibar and Real Betis both returned to winning ways in Week 4, while Levante and Valencia shared the spoils in the derby.
Valencia Coach Marcelino Garcia Toral has hailed his players after emerging undefeated from their matches against Real Madrid and Atletico.
Valencia-based clubs Valencia and Levante have agreed on a ticket pricing cap for away fans during the side’s derbies this season.
Diego Simeone believes Valencia “will be up there fighting” at the end of the season after Atletico Madrid’s stalemate at Mestalla.
Gabriel Paulista has revealed he joined Valencia due to his admiration for Coach Marcelino Garcia Toral who explained ‘things will change’ at the club.
Valencia are set to hand a debut to Manchester United loanee Andreas Pereira’s in Saturday’s clash with Atletico Madrid, say reports.
Jose Mourinho is confident Valencia loanee Andreas Pereira can become ‘one of the future greats’ of Manchester United.
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