Valencia are planning to buy Alvaro Negredo from parent club Manchester City and sell him on straight away for a profit, according to reports.
The Spanish forward has failed to impress at the Mestalla since moving their on loan last year, grabbing only five goals and assisting on four occasions in 30 appearances.
The deal that they agreed with City is that when the season-long loan expires the Spanish club will be obliged to pay £22 million for Negredo regardless of the situation, according to Marca - relayed by talkSPORT.
Negredo is happy to stay with the Champions League competitors and prove that he can be a success at the Mestalla, but they seemingly have other ideas, with them looking to bring in Radamel Falcao or Jackson Martinez as they prepare for next season’s venture into Europe.
Whilst it may be a case of them simply having lofty ambitions it does means that they will look to move Negredo on to another club, thus creating money and freeing up space in their front-line.
Negredo took the Premier League by storm in the first half of the 2013/14 season after moving from La Liga, but his form tailed away, eventually leading to him to want a move back to his home nation before his second season at the club.
Suitors will be interested in the 29-year-old if Valencia do decide they want rid, of course. Negredo is low in confidence but if he can rekindle the form which made him a City player in the first-place, as well as a Spain international, then he can be a hit at any club.
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