Yay for youth: Valencia’s model is the future of football

While Valencia’s 6 summer signings have garnered the most talk, the club’s foundation is its academy – promoting youth players and tying them down to long-term contracts. Guillamon and midfielder Vicente Esquerdo have both recently signed extensions until 2023 and 2024 respectively, while Musah has committed to Valencia for the next 5 years till 2026.

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Guedes the chief destroyer as ferocious Valencia tear Alaves apart

Cristiano Ronaldo may have made global headlines with his sensational return to Manchester United, but in Valencia it was another Portuguese No.7 who stole the spotlight on Friday night. Goncalo Guedes was the man of the hour for Los Che, with a hand in all 3 goals that wiped out Alaves.

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Transfer News: Striker Marcos Andre brings Brazilian flair to Valencia’s attack

After bolstering the defence with Omar Alderete, Valencia’s attack is set for some samba magic with the signing of Marcos Andre. The Brazilian striker is Los Che’s 2nd arrival of the season, joining from Real Valladolid on a 5-year deal for an undisclosed fee. It wraps up a protracted transfer chase, with the Bats having […]

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Pressure? What pressure? Jose Bordalas is relishing being in charge of one of Spain’s biggest clubs.

Jose Bordalas is not a man easily cowed but the fiery coach could be forgiven for being a little awestruck upon his arrival at Valencia. Can you really blame him though? After all, he is now at a club that has won LaLiga 6 times and lifted 8 Copa del Rey trophies. Home is now […]

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Bordalas masterclass: 10-man Valencia simply supreme in Getafe win

Just 2 minutes into the new Messi-less LaLiga season, it felt as if all had gone wrong for Valencia. Hugo Guillamon, trialled in a defensive midfield role, saw red after a knee-high lunge. Memories flashed of our 0-3 collapse against the very same opponents in February, also with 10 men.

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Our Bordalas EXCLUSIVE: We are ready, we are Valencia

Jose Bordalas cuts an imposing figure on the other side of the screen in an exclusive Zoom interview with Batzine. He’s dressed in blue, but with a Valencia badge proudly adorning his chest. He’s our man now, after a 5-year stint with Getafe. Intense, he looks like a tough coach who demands 100 per cent […]

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