Alderete, closer to Mestalla

Valencia seeks to close its first signing in the coming days. The club an agreement with Paraguayan central defender Omar Alderete has advanced and now try to convince Hertha Berlin to accept an assignment that does not oblige the club to commit a disbursement at least not in any circumstance.

The club president, Anil Murthy, has confirmed who are talking to representatives of a player who fits into the plans of Jose Bordalás to reinforce the team’s defense.

Alderete is 24 years oldHe is 188 centimeters tall, is left-handed and has a contract with the German club until 2025. His market price, according to the Transfermarket website, is about 4.5 million euros.

Formed in Cerro Porteño from his country, he went through a couple of Argentine clubs (Gimnasia y Huracán) before making the leap to Europe in 2019 to arrive at Swiss Basel, which a year later transferred to Hertha for about three million euros.

This campaign he has participated in 17 Bundesliga matches with the German team but sHis non-indisputable condition and his agreement with Valencia could lead Hertha to accept this assignment looking for the Mestalla club.

Behind the Eliaquim Mangala’s departure, Valencia has to incorporate a central and if, as expected, it is transferred to Mouctar Diakhaby, will add another defender in that position in which they will continue except surprise Gabriel Paulista and Hugo Guillamón.