Spanish side Valencia have agreed on a deal to sign midfielder Yangel Herrera from Manchester City this summer.
That’s according to Marca, who report the two sides have agreed on a loan deal for the Venezuelan to continue in Spain this year.
The 22-year-old has spent this season on loan in La Liga with Granada, becoming a key player for them making 36 appearances in all competitions.
His performances have not gone unnoticed by clubs in Spain, with Valencia having been named as admirers on several occasions.
Indeed, reports indicated that Manchester City were keen to include Herrera as part of a deal for winger Ferran Torres, who they have today completed a deal for.
Marca back that up, saying City tried to ‘introduce’ him as part of the deal to try and bring Torres’ asking price down.
However, due to Financial Fair Play issues, that operation has now been abandoned and the two players will move ‘independently’ of each other.
That ties in with earlier reports that claimed Valencia chief Peter Lim had made it clear to City he wanted to deal with Torres and Herrera separately.
Herrera is now set to spend a second season on loan in La Liga, although it is not clear whether his deal includes an option to make it permanent come the end of it.