Poor behaviour off the pitch has landed Valencia winger Sofiane Feghouli in the club’s doghouse, which could prove to be a major boon for Liverpool and Man United as they work towards signing the soon-to-be free agent this summer.
In an official club statement, Valencia have announced that Feghouli has been suspended by the team.
“Valencia Club de Fútbol have decided to open a disciplinary procedure involving player Sofiane Feghouli.
“During the processing of said procedure, and awaiting the resolution of the matter, the player will be suspended as a cautionary measure, in accordance with the current convention between the AFE and Liga de Fútbol Profesional.”
Spanish football journalist Ed Malyon noted that the move likely resulted from Feghouli’s attitude as well as him missing training last week.
Sofiane Feghouli suspended by Valencia over his attitude and missing training over last week. His time with the club to end on June 30.
— Ed Malyon (@eaamalyon) April 11, 2016
Feghouli has struggled on the pitch this season, scoring one goal and assisting two in 21 games for the La Liga outfit. Last season, Feghouli scored six goals and added eight assists in 33 matches en route to a fourth-place finish for Valencia.
His recent struggles, combined with the suspension should
Feghouli’s term with Valencia will end on June 30, at which point the 26-year-old Algerian will become a free agent – ripe for Liverpool and Man United to sign.
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