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Valencia receive "huge" offer for Rodrigo and eye up Iago Aspas

Cope Valencia said the "irresistible" bid would be used to pay the Celta striker's clause while Onda Cero state Atlético are behind the move for the Spain striker.

Rodrigo Moreno.

Valencia have reportedly received an “irresistible” offer for Spain striker Rodrigo Moreno, whose excellent season at Mestalla and call-up to the national team have not gone unnoticed among Europe’s biggest spenders.

Valencia-based radio station Cope Valencia have stated that the offer originated from Atlético Madrid, who are facing the prospect of losing Antoine Griezmann this summer. Rodrigo’s minimum release clause at Mestalla stands at 120 million euros but Onda Cero Valencia believe that if a bid of half that amount or more comes in, the Mestalla board will be willing to listen.

Valencia considering move for Celta's Aspas

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The latter broadcaster also reported that Valencia are plotting a move for Celta striker Iago Aspas this summer as they prepare for a Champions League campaign next season and will use the funds from Rodrigo’s sale to meet the Spain international’s 40-million-euro buy-out clause at Riazor.

Valencia coach Marcelino hinted at changes during his pre-match press conference on Tuesday. “We have some very, very important players in the squad but I cannot say that any of them are non-transferable. The market is what it is.”

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