Match 64
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Valencia will sign Geoffrey Kondogbia permanently from Inter Milan - Marcelino

Geoffrey Kondogbia is heading for a permanent Valencia move.

Valencia coach Marcelino has confirmed that the club will exercise their option to buy on-loan Inter Milan midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia.

President Anil Murthy told fans on Monday that they would strengthen the squad after clinching at least a fourth-placed La Liga finish and a place in next season's Champions League.

"Valencia will sign Kondogbia," Marcelino told Cadena Ser, with reports suggesting they will pay €25 million for the 25-year-old France international.

However, Marcelino suggested...

Tottenham interested in signing Inter Milan's Geoffrey Kondogbia - sources

Tottenham are interested in a move for Geoffrey Kondogbia, but face a battle with Valencia to sign the Inter Milan midfielder, sources close to Spurs have told ESPN FC.

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is keen to bring in a new midfielder in the next two transfer windows and Kondogbia features highly on his wanted list after impressing on loan at Valencia this season.

The 24-year-old is currently on a season-long loan at Valencia after finding himself out of favour at Inter under manager Luciano Spalletti.


Valencia unhappy to lose Geoffrey Kondogbia to historical suspension

Geoffrey Kondogbia joined Valencia from Inter Milan on a season-long loan.

Valencia coach Marcelino believes "it's unfair" that Geoffrey Kondogbia must serve a two-match ban in the Copa del Rey that dates back to four years ago.

Kondogbia was sent off in a semifinal tie against Atletico Madrid in the 2012-13 campaign while playing for Sevilla, and should have served the ban the following season at Monaco after moving to the Ligue 1 club.

However, he did not serve any suspension in French competitions, so the ban is outstanding and he has been ordered to miss Tuesday's...

Valencia seal move for Geoffrey Kondogbia on initial loan

Inter are failing to get the contribution that was expected from midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia.
Geoffrey Kondogbia has completed his move to Valencia on an initial loan from Inter.

Inter Milan midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia completed his move to Valencia on Monday on an initial loan with an option to buy.

Kondogbia arrived at Valencia on Sunday and told reporters: "I'm delighted to be here." Inter were initially reluctant to lose the 24-year-old -- who had asked to make the move -- but the clubs eventually reached an agreement.

Kondogbia has experience in La Liga, having played for Sevilla in the 2012-13 season before being sold to Monaco, where he spent two seasons before...

 By David Amoyal

Rumours rated: Dembele to Barcelona, Ibrahimovic to Milan, Kovacic to Juve

With attention focusing on the summer transfer window, David Amoyal predicts how likely it is that these rumoured moves actually happen.

Ousmane Dembele to Barcelona: 55 percent

Liverpool's unwillingness to part ways with Philippe Coutinho has led the Borussia Dortmund attacker to become the priority for Barcelona. The Blaugrana have made their first official offer to the German club, around €70 million plus various bonuses. Yet Dortmund are holding out for a bigger return, especially...

 By David Amoyal

Rumours rated: Alvaro Morata nearing deal with United, Sanchez to Bayern

Stewart Robson breaks down why United rumours are cooling around Griezmann, and explains which striker he'd sign.

With attention focusing on the summer transfer window, David Amoyal predicts how likely it is these rumoured moves actually happen.

Alvaro Morata to Manchester United: 70 percent

While Milan did all they could to sign the Real Madrid striker, they have signed Andre Silva instead, paving the way for Manchester United to close the deal for Morata. After Kylian Mbappe made it clear his preference is Real Madrid, United manager Jose Mourinho made signing Morata the priority. The fact that Mourinho...