Premier League target Aly Cissokho leaves Lyon for Valencia

Cissokho joins Valencia
© PA Photos
Valencia sign Premier League target Aly Cissokho from Lyon for a fee believed to be in the region of £6m.

French left-back Aly Cissokho has left Lyon to sign for Spanish side Valencia, subject to a medical.

Cissokho has been linked with a number of Premier League clubs during the course of the transfer window, including Everton, Newcastle United and Manchester United.

The 24-year-old has joined Los Che for a fee believed to be in the region of £6m.

Valencia sporting director Braulio Vazquez said that he was delighted with the capture.

He told the club's official website: "Aly is a player with vast international experience that belies his youth. He has played for the French national team and has participated in high-level games in competitions such as the Champions League.

"Cissokho is physically powerful, very strong defensively and someone who will increase the competitiveness of of the team, especially on the left side."

Valencia made a strong start to their La Liga campaign last weekend, securing a credible 1-1 draw away to reigning champions Real Madrid.

Aly Cissokho
Read Next:
Agent: 'Cissokho wants PL move'
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

2Atletico MadridAtletico1912612882042
4Real Madrid1895432171532
7Real Betis198383336-327
11Celta Vigo197483327625
12Athletic Bilbao196762019125
15Real Sociedad196583334-123
18Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo1944112137-1616
20Las PalmasLas Palmas1932141446-3211
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account