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Antonio Valencia

30-Year-Old Midfielder/Defender     Manchester United  Premier


Ecuador

Birthdate:  August 4, 1985    Birthplace:  Lago Agrio, Ecuador    Nationality:  Ecuador    Height:  5' 11"    Weight:  172 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a nine-year contract with Manchester United in July of 2008.

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April 20, 2016    Antonio Valencia News

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Valencia tallied a clean sheet, four crosses, two dribbles and five tackles in Wednesday's 2-0 win over Crystal Palace.

Valencia looks fully healthy and at his best. That's his second consecutive start and he played exceptionally well, yet again. As an ex-winger he's very creative and active offensively and when plays regularly and at top form, Valencia has a high fantasy ceiling. He's in a tight battle with Marcos Rojo, Matteo Darmian and Ashley Young for the full back positions, though, and even if he gets another start the Red Devils' next encounter doesn't come until May 1 when they host the Foxes.

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April 16, 2016

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Valencia tallied an assist on three crosses and a clean sheet in Saturday's 1-0 victory over Aston Villa.

Slowly but surely Valencia is regaining his full match fitness after a lengthy absence. That was his first start since Oct 25 and he lasted the whole game managing to providing a good spark on the right flank that turned into an assist for the winner. That's his first Premier League assist in his third start. He'll probably have hard time keeping his starting role, though, with Marcos Rojo, Ashley Young, Timothy Fosu-Mensah and Matteo Darmian all healthy and competing for the two full-back positions.

March 13, 2016

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Valencia (foot) is not in the 18-man squad to face West Ham on Sunday's FA Cup tie.

With a lengthy absence already, even when he returns to the field, Valencia will need an extended time to gain full fitness before he could even be considered for a start.

March 6, 2016

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Valencia (foot) is not in the 18-man squad to face West Brom on Sunday.

Valencia has been sidelined for quite some time, and even with a full return to fitness soon, it's unclear if he'll get a shot at a starting role, with Matteo Darmian and Marcos Rojo both healthy.

March 1, 2016

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Valencia (foot) could return for Sunday's match against West Brom, manager Louis van Gaal said Tuesday.

Valencia has been out since the end of October due to his injury, so while a return to fitness is certainly a plus, it'll likely be tough to get much playing time in the short term.

February 24, 2016

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Valencia (foot) has been ruled out for Thursday's Europa League match against Midtjylland, and while he has been training individually, it's unclear when he will be able to return.

Valencia has been out since October due to the injury, and while a return to fitness will be a huge plus, especially given United's injury issues in the back line, it will likely take some time for Valencia to regain his match fitness.

December 16, 2015

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Valencia (foot) remains sidelined following his recent surgery on his injury.

Valencia underwent surgery on his foot and is still recovering from the procedure. With the busy schedule upcoming for Man United the squad is going to need to step up to replace him and the other injured players.

November 11, 2015

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Valencia has undergone an operation on the foot injury he sustained in the 0-0 draw against Manchester City, reports the Daily Mail.

There is no timetable for the midfielder's return. He was forced out of the Manchester derby in the 81st minute due to the injury.