After closing the signings of Pablo Piatti and Dani Parejo, at the expense of what might happen with Sergio Canales, Valencia directive within their efforts in locating a new defender that can pair with one of the hottest reinforcements of the entity , French Adil Rami.
The Frenchman Jean Armel Kana-Biyik (see article), the Brazilian Mario Fernandes (see article) and the Uruguayan Miguel Britos (see article) have already walked through the agenda Valencia, but the technical secretariat manages other options.
The latter, collected by the Belgian newspaper La Dernière Heure said Eliakim Mangala, a young French defender has just closed its third season with the first team Standard Liege (99 games, 4 goals).
Until now, the Belgian box had been reluctant to negotiate the sale of international sub'21 (9 times), and had even rejected an offer from Udinese, but the proposal ché (still undetermined) seems attractive enough to that the policy change in posture.
Incidentally, the same newspaper says that the rumors related to another member of this team, midfielder Mehdi Carcela Gonzalez, Valencia (see article) do not have much merit as any leader of the Spanish box mentioned the name of this player in the talks for Mangala.