Arsenal-linked Jose Gaya signs Valencia deal with €50m clause - report

Mestalla Valencia

Marca have reported that the Los Che left-back will pen a new five-year deal at the Mestalla.

Arsenal are reportedly keeping tabs on highly rated Valencia left-back Jose Gaya according to Metro, with the young Spaniard impressing this season in his breakthrough campaign.

The 19-year-old is following in the footsteps of fellow attacking-minded full-backs Jordi Alba and Juan Bernat in coming through the ranks at the La Liga outfit.

With Gaya showing potential to be a future international with his instant adaption to senior football, the rumours have been flying that the defender could be off to a bigger club.

The media have been keeping a close eye on the left-back’s contract situation as a result, with contrasting reports in the press over where the Spaniard’s future lies.

However, today Marca have stated that Gaya has signed a new deal with Valencia that will keep him at the Mestalla for a further five years.

To ward off potential suitors, the Spanish newspaper claim that the club have installed a €50 million release clause in the new deal to ensure he stays with Valencia for the foreseeable future.

Arsenal currently have Nacho Monreal and Kieron Gibbs as their options at left-back.

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