Sunday, January 19, 2014

Eduardo Vargas deal just about done!!!

Reports in Spain state that Chilean striker Eduardo Vargas is on his way to Valencia. Valencia have been looking to strengthen the attack this winter transfer window and new coach Pizzi asked specifically for Eduardo Vargas. The deal is a loan end of the year for a fee of $500,000 including a purchase option. This will be Valencia's second signing this transfer window if it goes through. Other interested teams where Sao Paulo and Santos of Brazil but the player insists on Valencia. The signing might be announced as early as tomorrow should the reports be true.

Other good news is that the club is working on getting another striker in addition to Vargas. There is mention of the possibility that it might be 19-year old Mauro Icardo of Inter Milan.

Whatever the additions may be, the position of "striker" on the team will be impacted. With two new strikers, Jonas, Postiga, Alcacer and Pabon, there are too many forwards. Even if we count Jonas and Pabon as CAM and winger respectively, there are still too many. There are already reports that Pabon is seeking a way out already.

The anticipation of the club being purchased soon cause a hord of transfer rumours for Valencia. Now there is also talks of a new center-back (finally!!). In addition to Ruben Vezo who was already brought in, Benefica's Ezequiel Garay is the top target for the center-back position. However, this bid may require the club being purchased first.