Valencia CF confirmed on Thursday that they have agreed a deal with Arsenal FC in the region of £12m for the transfer of Francis Coquelin.
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Coquelin who plays in the defensive midfield position has signed a four and the half year deal that will keep him at the club until the 30th of June 2022, with a buy-out clause of €80m.
“I am very happy, it is a big challenge, it is the start of a new life for me, therefore I am very excited about it,” Coquelin said to the clubs website.
“I am a very passionate player. I always give everything. I hope that you will all see that soon, but I will always give my best,” he added.