Valencia agree Postiga fee

Valencia have agreed a fee with Real Zaragoza for the transfer of striker Helder Postiga, according to AS.

It is understood that Los Che President Amadeo Salvo rang his Zaragoza counterpart Agapito Iglesias from the team bus en route to the airport in New York, where the expedition was due to fly to Miami, and the pair came to a verbal agreement.

Valencia are set to pay €3m for the former Tottenham Hotspur, Porto and Sporting Lisbon player plus an amount not exceeding €500,000 if he gets a set number of goals this season.

The Mestalla side had a €3m bid for the 31-year-old rejected last week, with Salvo saying the club was the club was now ‘looking at other alternatives’.

However, a compromise appears to have been reached and Postiga is expected to land in Valencia within the next 24 hours to undergo a medical and be presented as the club’s latest signing.

In the meantime, director of football Braulio Vazquez is still combing the market for a fast, dynamic, young forward who can operate on both wings, with his search having already taken in Belgium, Mexico and Argentina.

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