VIDEO: Former Arsenal and Fulham man scores for Valencia in Europe

Philippe Senderos got his name on the scoresheet for Valencia against Ludogorets on Thursday night.

The 29-year-old grabbed the Spanish side's third goal of their 3-0 Europa League win, getting onto the end of his team-mate's header in the box and heading home himself.

That was Senderos' first goal for Valencia and second of the season, having scored once already for Fulham in the Premier League.

Despite the odd impressive performance for the Cottagers, though, the Swiss defender could never really be called a raving success at Craven Cottage.

And it was exactly the same at Arsenal, despite the defender spending several years at the club. Indeed, Senderos was always either too clumsy on the ball or too slow, with the 29-year-old finally leaving the Premier League this season.

Last night's goal means Senderos is now off the mark for Valencia, though, and he could still have some life in him yet. And the header was Senderos' first goal in European competition in 29 games played (18 in the Champions League and 11 in the Europa League).

It doesn't look like he'll be travelling to London for a game any time soon, though, with Arsenal having been knocked out of the Champions League earlier this week - and Tottenham now looking on the verge of Europa League elimination against Benfica.

Can Senderos be a successful defender for Valencia?

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