VALENCIA NEWS

Louis Van Gaal has dismissed reports that he has retired from football and revealed he rejected the chance to manage Valencia after Cesare Prandelli.
New Valencia striker Simone Zaza has confirmed he wants to sign for the club on a deal beyond the current season as he hopes to get his career back on track.
Valencia manager Voro Gonzalez praised the personality and determination his side showed as they won their first La Liga match since October.
Valencia boss Voro Gonzalez believes Simone Zaza is “a proven striker”, who has the “character” to help the club put pay to their slump.
Valencia coach Voro has confirmed the club are hopeful of signing Juventus striker Simeone Zaza in the January transfer window.
Simone Zaza’s representatives are currently negotiating the forward’s exit from Juventus as a move to Valencia looms, according to reports in Spain.
Valencia midfielder Zakaria Bakkali could be set for a move to FC Porto to be reunited with his former manager Nuno Espirito Santo, according to reports.
Valencia have confirmed that caretaker manager Voro Gonzalez will remain as coach of the club until the end of the current season at least.
Serbian international Nemanja Maksimovic has confirmed he will join Valencia in June once his contract with Kazakh Premier League champions Astana ends.
Valencia caretaker manager Voro has described conceding a stoppage time equaliser at Osasuna minutes after a penalty miss as a ‘psychological blow.
New Osasuna boss Petar Vasiljevic has challenged his players to ‘not hide’ ahead of his first game in charge against fellow crisis-stricken side Valencia.
Jesus Garcia Pitarch has resigned from his post as sporting director of Valencia, just a week after Cesare Prandelli’s departure.
Valencia have joined Manchester United in registering an interest in signing Juventus full-back Patrice Evra in January, according to reports.
Valencia are set to miss out on signing Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel but have renewed their interest in Juventus forward Simone Zaza.
Former Valencia boss Cesare Prandelli claims “I could’ve been clever and waited for them to sack me”, but “I became disenfranchised”.
Voro Gonzalez accepts the Copa del Rey is “no longer for Valencia” after their Celta Vigo humbling but insists his players are ready to “sacrifice themselves”.
Valencia sporting director Jesus Garcia Pitarch has confirmed the club have held talks with Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel over a transfer.
Valencia may appoint caretaker coach Voro Gonzalez as permanent manager following the resignation of Cesare Prandelli, the club have indicated.
Cesare Prandelli claims Valencia’s board are “numbers people” who live in “fear of the fans” and that sporting director Suso Pitarch bottled his own resignation.
Suso Pitarch has confirmed that Voro Gonzalez will be in charge of Valencia for the foreseeable future as “no-one has asked me” to find a new Coach.
Valencia sporting director Suso Pitarch claims “irresponsible” Cesare Prandelli made unreasonable demands and led him to consider his own position.
Valencia director Anil Murthy has slammed Cesare Prandelli for “giving up” and “looking for excuses to leave” following the Coach’s shock resignation on Friday.
Cesare Prandelli has resigned as Valencia manager less than three months after accepting the role, the club confirmed on Friday.
David Villa has revealed he only joined Barcelona because Valencia needed the money from his sale at the time.
Valencia are confident of landing Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel in the January transfer window but face opposition from others, according to reports in Spain.
Alvaro Negredo has claimed he is enjoying life on loan at Middlesbrough and he hopes to continue playing in England beyond the current season.
The draw for the last sixteen of the Copa Del Rey produced some mouth-watering prospects as many top sides were paired against each other.
Valencia midfielder Dani Parejo has issued an apology after footage of him appearing drunk and holding a shisha pipe in a nightclub emerged online.
Cesare Prandelli has warned Dani Parejo that “men should always keep their dignity” after a video leaked of the “childish” Valencia captain appearing drunk.
Valencia sporting director Suso Pitarch admits Simone Zaza is a January target for his club but insists Joao Cancelo will not be joining Barcelona.
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