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The Spanish veteran of Fiorentina preparing for a move to Inter

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Luciano Spalletti had been eyeing the Spanish veteran for quite a long time and as per the things stand Valero looks certain for a Inter move.

Fiorentina are reportedly ready to accept a €7m offer from Inter for midfielder Borja Valero. According to Sky Sport Italia, after several days of negotiations, the Viola are prepared to accept a discount on their €10m asking price. The cost of the operation will be circa €7m.

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He is expected to replace Ever Banega at Inter Milan as the latter has failed to impress in a turbulent season for the La Beneamata, which saw three coaches – Roberto Mancini, Frank De Boer and Stefano Pipli – being sacked.

Banega, who arrived in Milan on a free transfer from Sevilla last summer, is reportedly preparing for a return to Sevilla. Banega’s agent confirmed that a return to Spain is imminent. Speaking to

TuttoMercatoWeb, Marcelo Simonian said:

“It is 99 percent certain that Ever will go to Spain for a fee much inferior to what has been circulating in the media these days. An agreement has already been reached.”

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Spalletti wanted Valero in his squad since the former’s Roma days and it seems that his wish is soon going to be fulfilled.

The 32-year-old has been in Florence since the summer of 2012 and was under contract to June 2019. In the 2016/17 campaign, Borja Valero made 40 appearances and had an overwhelming tally of 2 goals and 10 assists.