Rabat - FC Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho, is allegedly interested in Manchester United’s Victor Valdes to replace Thibaut Courtois who will be out for a long time after sustaining a knee injury last week.
Rabat – FC Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho, is allegedly interested in Manchester United’s Victor Valdes to replace Thibaut Courtois who will be out for a long time after sustaining a knee injury last week.
Courtois, the Belgian international goalkeeper, suffered the injury during a training session with the club last week, prompting the Blues manager to think of signing another goalkeeper to offset his absence.
A report by the Spanish media outlet AS said Mourinho wants to sign Victor Valdes during the winter transfer window in January.
Apparently the technician is the one who has requested the signing of Valdes, he regards him as goalkeeper of “maximum guarantees,” the same source added.
Valdes, 33, joined the Red Devils on an 18-month contract in January but has made just two appearances since leaving his former club Barcelona.
Speculation started to gather steam about Valdes’ exit from the club when he was omitted from the squad during their pre-season tour in the USA.
Earlier this week, a report by the Spanish website Fichajes.net said Valdés is actively searching for a new club to move to during the upcoming winter transfer window in January.
Media reports suggested that Valdes’ move to Chelsea is likely to happen in January, as Van Gaal demoted the Spaniard to “fourth-choice goalkeeper” since last July, and did not include him in the Champions League, a decision that has allegedly hurt the player.
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