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Barcelona candidate Óscar García linked with Valencia job

According to reports on Spanish radio, the Red Bull Salzburg boss is being lined up by Valencia sporting director José Ramón Alesanco.

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Barcelona contender Óscar García linked with Valencia job
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Valencia are considering a move to appoint Red Bull Salzburg's Óscar García as their new boss in the summer, according to Spanish radio station Cadena COPE.

Sporting director Alesanco reportedly keen

Los Che are currently coached by Salvador González 'Voro', who signed a deal until the end of the season after Cesare Prandelli's resignation in December.

And Deportes COPE Valencia say sporting director José Ramón Alesanco has set his sights on the former Barcelona midfielder, who also had a playing spell at Mestalla.

García took over at Salzburg in December 2015.

Also in frame to replace Luis Enrique at Barcelona

The 43-year-old ex-Brighton, Watford and Maccabi Tel Aviv manager, who has been in Austria since 2015, is also being linked with the upcoming vacancy at Barça.

García made 69 Barcelona appearances from 1993 to 1999 after coming through the club's youth system, before spending the 1999/2000 season at Valencia.

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