Valencia offer Alvaro Negredo to Arsenal & Liverpool

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Alvaro Negredo signed permanently with Valnecia only this summer following a contract clause that was included in the loan deal with Manchester City but he could already be on his way out of the Spanish club, according to The Mirror.

Negredo, who scored 9 goals in 32 appearances for Manchester City, had an even more appauling season with Valencia scoring five in 30 games.

Los Che, who have already got forwards such as Rodrigo and Paco Alcacer, are looking to offload the Spanish striker after a terrible first season.


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On 1 September 2014, Negredo signed a loan deal with Valencia that obliged them to buy him at the end of the season for around £20 million.

They have to pay £10 million this summer and another £10 million next year but are desperate to offload the striker after a flop loan spell.

Obviously, Valencia could not predict that Negredo was going to have a bad year and thought it would be a good deal to secure his permanent signature even before the loan spell start, but they were wrong. 

A return to the Premier League?

Negredo is definitely on his way out of Valencia and his next destination still remains unclear. The Spanish club has been reportedly offering him around in the Premier League to clubs such as Arsenal, Liverpool and even Everton.

They're looking to loan him out for 12 months with an option to buy at the end of the loan. There has been no takers as of yet. It seems as if the best option for Negredo would be to stay in Spain where he really performed and try to prove to his coach Nuno Espiritu Santo that he still has the goalscoring ability that he had back when he played for Sevilla.

Premier League clubs could go for him even though he's not really the world-class striker he used to be.

Liverpool have already signed Danny Ings and Christian Benteke so Brendan Rodgers in unlikely to want to add to his forward line further.

Arsenal, however, need a backup to Olivier Giroud and with Yaya Sanogo now gone to Ajax on loan, Negredo could provide some cover.

What if he stayed at Valencia?

With no takers whatsoever for Negredo so far, he looks set to stay at Valencia for at least another season.

Few will be willing to pay the £20m asking price for a 30-year-old striker who seems to be on the downfall, especially with concerns over his fitness.

Only time will tell where Negredo will go but where do YOU think he'll go? Valencia fans, do you want to keep him or try and sell him straight away? Let us know in the comments.

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