Man United target Otamendi plans to force a move away from Valencia

The Argentina international’s days at the club appear numbered, with the Red Devils waiting in the wings.

Otamendi has 19 caps for Argentina.
Otamendi has 19 caps for Argentina.

ARGENTINE DEFENDER NICOLAS Otamendi is doing everything he can to leave Valencia, according to his agent.

Manchester United are on the hunt for an experienced centre-back and Otamendi is reportedly at the top of the list, having been linked with a move to Old Trafford in January.

The 27-year-old remained in La Liga as Valencia qualified for the UEFA Champions League but he now appears to be forcing through a move to Manchester. However, he is believed to have a €60 million (£43m).

“Nico wants to leave Valencia and is going to do everything possible to achieve it,” Lopez told Radio Valencia Cadena Ser.

Nicolas told [president] Amadeo Salvo to his face two months ago, it surprises me that it is said that [sporting director] Francisco Rufete knew nothing. Or he lied or there is a lack of communication.

“[Otamendi] is very pleased with Valencia and with the fans. [He] does not have a problem but wants a chance to improve professionally.”

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