At 31, Victor Valdes will most likely split of Barcelona, probably at the end of this season. The goalkeeper is strongly desired by AS Monaco, and Valdes admits that he would like a transfer in Ligue I.
In his career the Spanish goalkeeper defended only the Blaugrana grouping’s goal, being at FC Barcelona since 2002. Before he played for Barcelona B and C, and when made up to the main team took the place of Pepe Reina, one of his potential replacements at Camp Nou. And Reina, presently at Napoli but under contract with Liverpool, was also grown by FC Barcelona.
At Monaco, Valdes could reunite with his former colleague from Barcelona, Eric Abidal.
“Ligue I attracts me a lot, can be about Monaco or even another club in France. My future is known more than my representatives, but Monaco is a good option for me. I spent more than 20 years at Barcelona, I have won everything but my adventure ends here, “admitted Valdes.
“Abidal is very happy there and I’m a good friend of his, I consider him a brother after everything we’ve been through and to play with him again would be special. He is a role model for me.” the Catalan keeper.