PHOTO: Victor Valdes spotted training with Manchester United for the first time

Victor Valdes

The former Barcelona goalkeeper is recovering from a knee injury at Carrington.

Former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes has been a free agent since the summer, and despite being an excellent option has found it hard to find a move to a top club.

The Spanish international announced his decision to leave Barcelona long before his contract expired, but he then suffered a horrific knee injury, ruling him out for several months.

A deal with AS Monaco collapsed because of his medical problems while he has recently been linked with a move to Liverpool - although, that deal was not as close as first believed.

Now however he is training with Manchester United.

United boss Louis van Gaal gave Valdes his Barcelona debut and has happily allowed him to join in training in order to work on his fitness and bring his knee up to scratch.

Manchester United insist he is not about to receive a permanent offer, simply this is Van Gaal offering an old friend a favour.

Until now he has trained in the shadows. United appear keen not to snap him in action, rarely including him in any of their training galleries.

But in a screenshot from a video of them training finally United fans got a sneak peak of the man in United colours.

Suits him, don't you think?

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