VALENCIA NEWS

Valencia Coach Mauricio Pellegrino is focussed on the task ahead against newly-promoted Deportivo, insisting the League is a game by game scenario.
Aly Cissokho has revealed his delight in completing a move to Valencia this week and cannot wait to get started.
Getafe are close to pulling off the signing of Valencia youngster Paco Alcacer, according to Marca.
Valencia have confirmed the capture of 24-year-old full-back Aly Cissokho from Ligue 1 outfit Lyon.
Pizzi has pulled no punches in warning his Deportivo teammates of the difficulty that awaits them this weekend away to Valencia.
Valencia midfielder Tino Costa has revealed he almost joined former Los Che boss Unai Emery at Spartak Moscow during the summer.
Valencia’s attacking midfielder Jonas has revealed that the club’s ambitions this year are to go a step further than what was achieved last season.
Former Espanyol full-back Didac Vila faces two months out of action after surgery, ending any hopes of a return to Spain this summer.
Cristiano Ronaldo insists Real Madrid must keep their moral up, despite a surprising 1-1 draw with Valencia in their opening La Liga game.
Mauricio Pellegrino has dismissed the notion that his Valencia side were lucky to leave the Santiago Bernabeu with a point against Real Madrid.
Raul Albiol has reassured Real Madrid supporters that the side will improve after dropping two points on the first day of the season.
Real Madrid dominated the play at home to Valencia in their season opener, but were held to a draw after a chaotic set-piece.
Gonzalo Higuain is preferred to Karim Benzema for Real Madrid, Valencia’s Roberto Soldado is fit to start and Benat Etxeberria also starts for Real Betis.
Mauricio Pellegrino knows Valencia’s opening fixture against Real Madrid is tough but believes his side have what it takes to beat the defending champions.
Valencia right-back Joao Pereira insists that the best way to stop Cristiano Ronaldo is to sign him for €100m.
Jose Mourinho has called up 22 players for Real Madrid’s first match of the new season, as the team begin the defence of their title.
Sergio Canales expects to be back in action by the second half of the season and says he has no regrets at being with Valencia.
Mauricio Pellegrino believes Valencia are capable of getting a result this weekend against Real Madrid, suggesting that no-one wants to start against Los Che.
Despite reaching the semi-finals of the Europa League, Valencia received a total of €2m less in revenue from UEFA in 2011-12 compared to 2010-11.
Ricardo Costa believes Valencia should be strong enough to pick up a result this weekend away to Real Madrid.
Roberto Soldado has confirmed today that he turned down advances from Tottenham Hotspur in favour of staying with Valencia.
Sevilla's Hedwiges Maduro has spoken for the first time since news broke that he had a heart defect.
Valencia have rejected an offer from Swansea City for Pablo Hernandez and told the player he is staying at Mestalla.
Rayo Vallecano director of football Felipe Minambres has confirmed the signing of attacking midfielder Chori Dominguez from Valencia.
Nelson Valdez arrives in Valencia for his medical today and reveals that his return to Spain is motivated by family reasons.
Pepe could be a surprise inclusion in Real Madrid’s squad to face Valencia this weekend, despite an ankle injury.
Valencia midfielder Sofiane Feghouli is targeting an opening-day upset in La Liga by taking points off of Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Lyon have confirmed that Valencia have made an offer for defender Aly Cissokho, reports AS.
According to AS, Swansea City have made a €4m offer for Valencia winger Pablo Hernandez.
Valencia striker Chori Dominguez is set to sign for Rayo Vallecano, who hope to announce his capture on Tuesday evening.
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