Four Spanish clubs have learned their fate for the last 32 draw of this season’s Europa League following Monday’s draw in Nyom.
Sevilla stayed second with victory over Girona in Week 16, while Espanyol felt that sinking feeling again after a fifth straight defeat.
Valencia midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia could face up to three months out of action with a muscular injury, according to reports in Spain.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho criticised his side for being ‘too passive’ in their defeat to Valencia on Wednesday.
Valencia winger Goncalo Guedes is set to face up to two months out of action following an operation on his abdominal muscles.
Marcelino felt ‘it was time for Peter Lim to see us win a game live’ after Valencia beat Manchester United 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Dani Parejo claims he is ‘used to the Valencia fans whistling me’ after Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Sevilla in La Liga.
Sevilla boss Pablo Machin lamented how ‘Valencia gained a point and we dropped two’ after Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Mestalla.
Valencia players are with their Coach Marcelino Garcia Toral ‘to the death’, striker Rodrigo Moreno has declared.
Cesc Fabregas has found himself on the periphery of Chelsea’s first-team squad this season and could be about to join Valencia, according to reports in Spain.
West Ham United striker Javier Hernandez could be set for a January switch to Spain with both Valencia and Real Sociedad interested, say reports.
Valencia forward Santi Mina has criticised his side for ‘playing with no personality’ and going through phases where ‘everything is missing’.
There is tension in Valencia between Coach Marcelino and star player Goncalo Guedes, according to reports in the Spanish press.
Valencia captain Dani Parejo is adamant the club are ‘excited’ by competing in the Europa League after their elimination from the Champions League.
Juventus Coach Max Allegri has noted Valencia are not a typical Spanish team and are ‘very smart tactically, allowing you very few chances’.
Valencia boss Marcelino spoke of his ‘anger’ after his side left the Champions League with what he felt was a Manchester United handball on Tuesday.
Valencia goalkeeper Neto believes the team are ‘out of their difficult period’ and never stopped trusting in their own methods.
Valencia Coach Marcelino Garcia Toral believes his side must win away to Juventus if they want to reach the knockout stages of the Champions League.
Juventus full-back Joao Cancelo has described Valencia as a ‘great team’ and admits it will be special for him to face his former club on Tuesday.
Sevilla moved top of La Liga in Week 13 as Valencia won again, Villarreal finally triumphed at home and Athletic Bilbao slipped into the relegation zone.
Cordoba have appointed former Valencia midfielder Curro Torres as their new Coach to replace the outgoing Jose Ramon Sandoval.
Valencia loanee Michy Batshuayi has ruled out an early exit from the Spanish club, insisting the reports were ‘just rumours’.
Sevilla and Alaves both won to keep the pressure on leaders Barcelona in La Liga Week 12, while there was finally some respite for Valencia.
Valencia boss Marcelino backed Rodrigo Moreno and Michy Batshuayi to end their goal droughts after his side’s 1-0 narrow win at Getafe.
Spain Under-21s have named a strong squad for upcoming games against Denmark and France, including Carlos Soler, Fabian Ruiz and Mikel Oyarzabal.
Marcelino was delighted with the ‘breath of fresh air’ Santi Mina gave Valencia as his brace beat Young Boys in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Marcelino insists Valencia showed they were ‘not in crisis’ at Athletic Bilbao, despite his side recording their 10th draw of the season.
Marcelino warned Valencia ‘it’s impossible to win by playing like we did’ during Tuesday’s 1-1 draw with Young Boys in the Champions League.
Valencia Coach Marcelino Garcia Toral believes his team ‘must win’ at Young Boys Bern to ‘stay alive’ in the Champions League.
Marcelino admits he is ‘worried’ by Valencia’s inability to score goals after their eighth draw of the season against Leganes.
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