Portuguese star player Luiz Nani has made the move to Spanish side Valencia after the club met his buyout clause from Fenerbahce.
The club is reported to have made the transfer fee payment of £7.2 million. The Portugal international has been in fine form at the ongoing Euro 2016 and is set to appear as Portugal fight host France for the chance to lift the trophy on Sunday 10 July.
Despite the impressive display from Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo at the semi final as Portugal saw off Wales, Luiz Nani has been the major player for the Portuguese team at the tournament. The player narrowly missed the first game against Iceland as Quaresma couldn’t impress Coach Fernando Santos enough. He made a huge impact in the game and grabbed a point for the team with his goal. In game against Croatia in the Round of 16, he scored also extending the game beyond 120 minutes before they won the shootout that followed.
The player who joined from Sporting Lisbon was decent for Manchester United but was inconsistent sometimes. Stoke city were about to bid for the player before the announcement that of his Valencia deal. He would now be plying his trade for Valencia in the coming season. The deal would tie the player to Valencia for the next three years. The 29-year old scored 12 goals in the last campaign playing for Fenerbahce.
A statement from the club reads: “Valencia have reached an agreement with Portugal international Luis Carlos Almeida da Cunha ‘Nani’ that ties the player to our club for the next three seasons.” The statement mentioned the achievements which include winning the UEFA Champions League with Manchester United, four EPL titles and several other titles. So far Nani has played over 100 games for Portugal and would likely start when Portugal take on France.