Report: Sheffield United make proposal for Manchester United's Antonio Valencia

Luis Antonio Valencia of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Cardiff City at Old Trafford on May 12, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom.

Could Antonio Valencia stay in the Premier League with Chris Wilder's Sheffield United or go to America with MLS newcomers Inter Miami?

Antonio Valencia of Manchester United is challenged by Francis Coquelin of Valencia during the Group H match of the UEFA Champions League between Manchester United and Valencia at Old...

Sheffield United are interested in handing Antonio Valencia a fresh start in the Premier League after his departure from Manchester United, according to Terra Deportes.

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.

Antonio Valencia of Manchester United during the Group H match of the UEFA Champions League between Manchester United and Valencia at Old Trafford on October 2, 2018 in Manchester, United...

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.

 

Luis Antonio Valencia of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Cardiff City at Old Trafford on May 12, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom.

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