CHENEWS 4.6.2015

#CheNews Rafa Benítez, arguably the biggest coach in modern VCF, has made the headlines lately. Wednesday, Rafa was presented as Ancelotti’s replacement in Real Madrid. With Morientes rumored as his assistant, the royal club will almost seem bearable. Almost. A few days earlier, Rafa’s Napoli had failed to defeat Lazio at home, which also can impact VCF because of a possible opponent from Italy in the Champions League playoffs: Brügge, Monaco, Panathinaikos, Fenerbahçe, CSKA, Young Boys, Rapid, Sporting, Sparta, Ajax, Lazio. Who to hope for? Feghouli will be offered a 4 year extension on his contract that expires next year. …

CHENEWS 16.05.2015

#CheNews Season finale in Mestalla tomorrow. Read everything here! As the player strike has been cancelled or in worst-case postponed until next season, Valencia have two match-balls to qualify for Champions League in a fair way. The first one at our home Mestalla against Celta Vigo. Club boss Peter Lim and his family just arrived in Valencia this morning to follow the team preparations. He clearly knows the vitality of this game. Valencia once again have all players ready except the banned Rodrigo, so we might expect this team: Alves; Barragán, Mustafi, Otamendi, Gayà, Fuego, Parejo, Feghouli, Gomes, Piatti, Paco …

CHENEWS 28.4.2015

#CheNews An agent for José Gayà has confirmed that they have agreed upon the new contract with Valencia, once again making a fool of the Madrid media after posing the left-back in a Real Madrid shirt. All other contract renewals except Dani Parejo are said to be progressing. Piatti is back in training this Tuesday, leaving Nuno with a full squad ahead of Thursday game in Vallecas. The little Argentinean had a hamstring injury. Valencia-B are continuing their terrible season-end with a 0-1 loss at home to Reus. Curro started with the following team: Jaume, Akapo, Alberto, Ayala, Ruiz, Zahibo, …

#Chenews 24.04.15 – New Parejo deal still unresolved

The captain’s contract Dani Parejo has had, in numbers, a really good season at Valencia. In addition to being chosen captain at the beginning of the season, he has been a given starter for Nuno as long as he has been fit. Before this success Valencia had made their intentions to renew the player known. Parejo has been debated among fans for a while and there are both fierce defenders and those who feel he is just not good enough. I for one think he is both as portrayed in this article. Valencia seem to be in the same dilemma …

CHENEWS 21.04.2015

#CheNews Main-sponsor could turn out to be Austrian: Red Bull. In two days, Valencia have planned respectively post-season & pre-season games in their facilities. The post-season game will be played at New York Red Bulls ultimo May, while the pre-season cup in Austria will feature also Salzburg, Werder Bremen & not at least Koeman’s Southampton. Revenge. Gayà has ordered his agent Toldrá to resume contract talks with Valencia. Player want to stay, according to several sources such as his friend Roberto Ibáñez: Gayà is very valencianista. I am sure. He wants to stay & he will sign a new contract”. Otamendi is likely …

CheNews 18.04.2015 – Building a fort at Camp Nou

#Chenord #SillyChe is here! Barcelona – Valencia Valencia return to Camp Nou after having emerged victorious from the last battle in the city of tapas and tourists. This time the battle, for Valencia, is one to ensure the third place and with that direct qualification to Chapions League. Financially as well as far as reputation is concerned, that is key to land the kind of players Peter Lim is said to have in mind. Barcelona on their side are fighting  off a late challenge from Real Madrid for the league title and cannot really afford too many slip ups. The …

CheNews 13.4.2015

#CheNews DERBY DAY Are you ready for the Derbi Valenciano? Peter Lim is. The Singaporean VCF owner will attend Mestalla, according to club president Lay Hoon. Captain Parejo will make his comeback, and Diego Alves overcame some injury doubts: Alves, Yoel, Cancelo, Barragán, Mustafi, Vezo, Ruiz, Orban, Tropi, Fuego, Parejo, Filipe, Gomes, Feghouli, De Paul, Rodrigo, Paco, Negredo. Gayà & Enzo are however expected back for the game in Camp Nou, while the hamstring injured Piatti is doubtful. Otamendi will sit out for the injustice by referee Teixeira Vítienes in Athletic Bilbao. Nuno is expected to change the formation to …

Chenews – 10.04.2015

#CheNews #CheNord Teixeira Vitienes and his assistant a.k.a. The blind and the blinder. Valencia were left in shock and rage as the refereeing team once again let the team down against Athletic Bilbao. The referee let himself be led astray by the home crowd following a clash of feet between Mikel San José and Nicolás Otamendi. In a situation where a free-kick could have gone either way and which he could easily have let it pass or given a yellow; instead he chose to cause a stir. The Spanish referees’ eagerness to be the center of attention seem to have …

CheNews 8.4.2015

#CheNews 8.4.2015 Valencia are heading to the new San Mamés for tomorrow’s clash against Aduriz & co. Although Enzo Pérez this morning touched a ball for the first time since that severe injury, he will not travel with this squad: Alves, Yoel Cancelo, Mustafi, Otamendi, Vezo, Orban, Ruiz, Fuego, Gomes, Filipe, Tropi, Feghouli, Piatti, De Paul, Rodrigo, Alcácer, Negredo. With Parejo (sanction) & Gayà (2 week hamstring injury) ruled out too, André Gomes is likely to pull back as a two-way midfielder while Orban will cover the left-back: Alves, Barragán, Mustafi,Otamendi, Orban, Fuego, Gomes, Feghouli, Piatti, Rodrigo, Alcácer. The hosting …

Chenews April 4th: Gayá popular

Most news from Valencia this week has been about José Luis Gayá. What do you get when you have a strong performing youngster, agents seeing andre opportunity to make themselves and the player some more money and another club who needs to distract it’s fans? You get tons of rumours. Unfortunately for AS and Marca they are about as reliable as Kim Jong-un giving a lecture about how free speach is the foundation of North Korean society. Those who have proven to best know the inner workings at the club under Amadeo Salvo and Rufete have all assured that club,player …