Fenerbahce chief confirms Nani is heading to Spain

England's Kyle Walker in action with Portugal's Nani

Everton have been linked with Nani.

England's Kyle Walker in action with Portugal's NaniEngland's Kyle Walker in action with Portugal's Nani

Fenerbahce president Aziz Yildirim has told reporters that winger Nani will join Valencia for a fee in the region of £7 million after the European Championships, Marca report.

The former Manchester United winger has only been in Turkey for one season following his exit from Old Trafford, yet speculation has been rife over his future with a return to England mooted.

A report in Turkish publication Son Medya claimed Merseyside club Everton had launched a bid for his services.

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The Toffees are keen on strengthening their ranks following the appointment of Ronald Koeman as the club’s new manager, and a pacey winger is said to be at the top of their summer priorities.

However, it appears Everton will have to broaded their search as reported target Nani is instead set to move to Valencia as Fenerbahce chief Yildirim addresses the situation.

“Nani will play for Valencia next season,” Yildirim told AMK Sport, quoted by Marca.

Manchester United's Nani

Nani enjoyed a decent spell in Fenerbahce, netting 12 goals in 46 appeareances in all competitions.

He has taken his club form into the European Championships where has shown plenty of versatility by playung upfront alongside Cristiano Ronaldo for Portugal, scoring two goals in four games.

The 29-year-old would have been an interesting addition for Everton, yet now he will be moving to the Mestalla Stadium where he joins a Valenica side who endured a poor campaign last term.

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