Real Betis vs Valencia CF

Apr, 21 / 20:45 Matchday 33

Actualidad del Valencia C.F.
May, 09 2014

Official Valencia CF announcement

Full agreement with Rácing Club de Avellaneda for the signing of Rodrigo de Paul

Deal subject to successful medical

Valencia Club de Fútbol wish to announce to season ticket holders, fans and shareholders that a complete agreement has been made with Racing Club de Avellaneda for the signing of Rodrigo de Paul. The deal is subject to the player’s passing a successful medical over the coming days.

The transfer fee for the Argentinian player has been set by both parties at 6.5 million dollars. The 19 year-old has played 55 games for Racing and has been used as both an attacking midfielder and forward. De Paul is unanimously considered one of the most important talents in Argentinian football.

Valencia CF General Sporting Manager, Francisco Joaquín Pérez 'Rufete', wished to praise the signing on ‘valenciacf.com’: "Rodrigo de Paul is a player who has proved himself in Argentina, captaining his side despite his youth. He has talent and a great maturity to his play. We believe that Rodrigo has everything it takes to be a success at Valencia CF and in European football.”

VCF Manager, Juan Antonio Pizzi, added to ‘valenciacf.com’ that "Rodrigo is the player with the biggest impact to come out of Argentina in the last five years. This is great news for Valencia CF.”

Valencia CF will provide further information about the arrival of Rodrigo de Paul, his medical and the date of his presentation over the coming days.