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Valencia C.F. news
September, 02 2017

Neto, Murillo, G. Paulista, Kondogbia, Maksimovic, Guedes and Pereira: 893 professional appearances

The seven signings provide a lot of experience and high level of competiveness.

 

There is a new sense of excitement this season. Brazilian goalkeeper’s arrival Norberto Murana ‘Neto’, the centre-backs: the Colombian Jeison Murillo and the Brazilian Gabriel Paulista, the midfielders Geoffrey Kondogbia and the Serbian Nemanja Maksimovic, and the two forwards: the Portuguese Gonçalo Guedes and the Belgian-Brazilian Andreas Pereira are going to provide a lot of experience and a high level of competitiveness into the squad.  Together they rack up 893 professional appearances.

The French International Geoffrey Kondogbia is the VCF signing with most professional appearances a total of 205 appearances, 56 at Inter Milan (2 goals), 64 at AS Monaco (3), 40 at Sevilla FC (1), 39 at Lens (1) and one which marked his impressive goalscoring debut at VCF against Real Madrid on matchday 2, plus five international caps for France senior side.

The Brazilian centre-back has 191 professional appearances, 77 at  Esporte Clube Vitoria (1 goal) 64 at Arsenal (1) and 50 at Villarreal.  Jeison Murillo has 190 professional appearances 69 at Inter Milan (3 goals), 53 at Granada (1),41 at UD Las Palmas( 4), 1 at Cádiz and 1 at VCF which marked his debut at the Bernabéu, he has 25 caps for Colombia senior side and a goal in Copa America against Brazil.

The Brazilian goalkeeper Neto has 160 professional appearances under his name, 101 at Fiorentina, 36 at Club Atlético Paranaense, 22 at Juventus his former club and 2 LaLiga appearances, while the young Serbian international midfielder has 5 appearances at Astana FC 5 Champions League appearances, 5 Europa League appearances and 3 international caps for Serbia.

VCF’s two latest signings are the young Portuguese forward Gonçalo Guedes who comes from PSG and has 81 professional appearances, 68 at Benfica, 13 at PSG and two caps for Portugal.

20-year old Brazilian forward Andreas Pereira has 50 professional appearances 13 at Manchester United, 37 at Granada where he played last season and scored five goals.

These are the seven new faces for Valencia CF and their exciting 2017-2018 season. These are great reinforcements and Marcelino will get the maximum out of the squad.

ALL THE STATS OF VCF SIGNINGS 2017-2018:

GEOFFREY KONDOGBIA (FRANCE)

205 PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCES

56 (2) INTER

64 (3) AS MONACO

40 (1) SEVILLA

39 (1) LENS

1 (1) VALENCIA CF

5 FRANCE

GABRIEL PAULISTA (BRAZIL)

191 PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCES

77 (1) ESPORTE CLUBE VITORIA

64 (1) ARSENAL

50 VILLARREAL

JEISON MURILLO (COLOMBIA)

190 PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCES

69 (3) INTER

53 (1) GRANADA

41 (4) UD LAS PALMAS

1 CÁDIZ

1 VALENCIA CF

25 (1) COLOMBIA

NORBERTO MURARA ‘NETO’ (BRAZIL)

161 PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCES

101 FIORENTINA

36 C.A. PARANAENSE

22 JUVENTUS

2 VALENCIA CF

NEMANJA MAKSIMOVIC (SERBIA)

13 PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCES

10 ASTANA (CHAMPIONS AND EUROPA LEAGUE)

3 SERBIA

GONÇALO GUEDES (PORTUGAL)

83 PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCES

68 (11) BENFICA

13 PSG

2 PORTUGAL

ANDREAS PEREIRA (BELGIUM-BRAZIL)

50 PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCES

13 (1) MANCHESTER UNITED

37 (5) GRANADA

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