Valencia have completed the signing of Mathew Ryan, the Primera Division club have announced.
The Australian international has penned a six-year deal and joins from Club Brugge where he was voted the best goalkeeper in the Belgian Super League for the past two seasons.
"Valencia Football Club have reached an agreement with Belgian side Club Brugge KV to sign Australian international goalkeeper Mathew Ryan on a six-year deal," read a statement on the club's official website.
The 23-year-old joins...
Club Brugge have confirmed that Australia goalkeeper Mathew Ryan will join Valencia subject to a medical.
Ryan, 23, joined Brugge from the Central Coast Mariners in 2013, and is set to sign for Primera Division club Valencia after travelling to Spain on Monday.
The Australia international was goalkeeper of the year for the past two seasons in Belgium, and was named best goalkeeper at the 2015 AFC Asian Cup as the Socceroos lifted the trophy on Jan. 31.
Former Argentina and Valencia midfielder Pablo Aimar has announced his retirement from professional football at the age of 35.
The veteran playmaker, who had been playing in his home country with River Plate, announced his plans after coach Marcelo Gallardo left him off the team's next Copa Libertadores match.
Aimar had seen action for River only twice this season due to chronic ankle problems. Valencia bid him farewell via Twitter, saying: "One of the players most admired by Valencia fans, Pablo...