The long-serving Ecuadorian international will leave Old Trafford at the end of this month, 10 years after joining the club from Wigan Athletic for what turned out to be a bargain £17million.
It remains to be seen where Valencia will be playing his football when the 2019/20 season kicks off, having been linked with Arsenal, Newcastle United and West Ham as well as a number of clubs in the US.
But Terra Deportes believes that Bramall Lane could be a potential destination with newly-promoted Sheffield United having ‘submitted a proposal’ for the 33-year-old.
A two-time Premier League winner, Valencia has transformed from a jet-heeled winger into an orthodox right-back in recent seasons and his attack-minded style should appeal to Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder, who likes his full-backs to provide width and creativity on the wings.
The Sun reported recently that David Beckham wants to make another former Manchester United number seven his marquee signing at MLS newcomers Inter Miami.
So it remains to be seen what Valencia will do when he announces his next destination after the upcoming Copa America.
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