Home > Football > England > Premiership > Chelsea 

Blues miss out on Porto star

Last Updated: Thu, 06 Feb 2014 12:36
Chelsea

Valencia have pipped Chelsea to the signing of Porto's highly-rated defender Nicolas Otamendi for an initial £10million.

The 25-year-old was linked with a January transfer window move to Manchester United, while Chelsea were also said to be keen, but a deal failed to materialise.

Otamendi stayed put in Portugal but Spanish Primera Division outfit Valencia have now moved to tie up an agreement which will see the player move to Spain at the end of this season.

The former Velez Sarsfield stopper was also linked with Manchester City, but he has snubbed a move to England and will continue his career in La Liga.

Have you an opinion on this story? Put your money where your mouth is and claim a free £25 bet.

Related news

Costa promises to boost Blues

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:45

Roma rule out defender bid

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:06

Defender heads to Boro

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:07

Pasalic joins Elche on loan

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:48

Tiago ends Chelsea rumours

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:16

Rivals eye winger loan

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:44

Chelsea target Drogba return

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:49

Salah spared national service

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:34

Mourinho happy with squad

Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:19

Mourinho not worried by Van Gaal

Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:36
 
© eatsleepsport.com 2010