CheNews 15.08.2014

#Chenews

#Sale

Article from yesterday with some of the background here: http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/120385/peter-lim-reaches-agreement-with-bankia-for-valencia-takeover/

The parties expect that they will sign and make official the agreement today.

Meritons deal with Bankia treats the loans Fundacion and the club have with the financial entity, in total 324 million Euros. This will now be spit into 4 loans, where the totality of the Fundación loan will be repaid as per the share sale agreement. The club’s remaining debt will be restructured into three parts 1) 150 million repaid in 15 years with the three first only requiring interest payments of 1,5%. In total the club is expected to pay 2,25 million euros per season for this during the three years. From June 2017 the amount will be 12,5 million per season.The rest is divided into two credits of 19 and 25 million, and a 61 million credit. Lim has provided a business plan to ensure income to the club from day 1. In sum it mean the club passes from paying 16 million euros per season to 2,5 for the next three years to Bankia.

#Transfers

Joao Cancelo: Arrived in Valencia yesterday and is expected to complete his transfer to the club shortly. That likely means that Barragan or Joao Pereira is heading out. According to Super, Mendes is already working on placing the Portuguese.

It is expected both in Valencia and Portugal that the Enzo Perez transfer will now speed up and it is likely that Valencia will try to seal it before Sunday’s presentation match against Milan.

Filipe Augusto was not inscribed for Rio Ave for their Europa League qualifiers. Benfica, Porto and Braga are all said to be interested in the player Rio Ave’s president claimed was ready to sign for Valencia.

Pedro Obiang seems to be an alternative for the defensive midfield position. He holds a Spanish passport despite being the grandson of Guinea’s dictator. He currently plays for Sampdoria.

Valencia will also look to sign a star striker if and when the agreeement with Meriton is official

Helder Postiga is of course heading out, and Jorge Mendes is still working on placing him in Sporting Lisboa or Braga

Olympiakos is holding out to know the destiny of Kostas Mitroglou before deciding on Jonas.

Banega is getting ever closer to Sevilla.

 

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