Friday, 21st December, 2012
Highly-rated midfielder Sofiane Feghouli has declared his commitment to current club Valencia in the face of continuing speculation over his future.
The Algeria international has been in impressive form at the Mestalla this season and has attracted interest from a number of clubs.
English Premier League giants Liverpool are the latest to have been linked with Feghouli and there seems little doubt offers will land on Valencia’s doormat for the player sooner rather than later. Other sides mooted as tracking the 22-year-old include Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, a sign of the midfielder’s popularity.
Los Che though would surely love to keep hold of the 22-year-old as they bid to push up the Spanish top flight standings and present a credible long-term threat to both Barcelona and Real Madrid.
And Valencia have received a boost with words of loyalty from Feghouli.
"Valencia have given me so much", enthused the Algerian to Spanish daily AS.
"I have got better and I am very grateful to the leaders of the club."
Feghouli is also convinced that he can achieve something worthwhile at the Mestalla.
"I think we can do something interesting", he said, looking specifically towards Valencia’s meeting with Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.
"On a personal level, I find this tie very nice because I am from Paris.
"It is going to be very nice to play there with my family there, it’s going to be a dream, something fantastic."
Feghouli was snapped up by Valencia in 2010 from French outfit Grenoble. He has since gone on to establish himself as a key man at the Mestalla.
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