Valencia sign Abdennour
Valencia have completed the signing of Aymen Abdennour from Monaco for a fee of €30 million.
Abdennour had been linked with champions Barca, but has now signed in a deal worth an estimated €25 million, plus €5m in add-ons.
Abdennour signed a 5-year deal with the team who knocked his former team out the Champions League just days ago, and will now be at the Mestalla till 2020.
“Valencia are a great club in Spain and in Europe, I had no doubts,” Abdennour told his new side’s official website. “I am happy to be here in a serious and ambitious project, I want to thank the technical staff, president Lay Hoon and owner Peter Lim.
“I am going to give anything to have a good season with my new team-mates and I hope to win a lot of games.
“I know the club and the players well, everybody knows Valencia because they have a lot of trophies and are a great football club. I’m very happy to come to the best league in the world and I hope to do well with the team.”