Manchester United star Antonio Valencia looks set to end his long stay at Old Trafford after opening talks over a transfer to Inter Milan.
The 33-year-old is due to be a free agent in the summer, but the Daily Mirror report that Inter want to sign him this January if possible.
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In truth, most United fans would probably be content to see Valencia leave, despite him being a fine servant to the club for so long.
At the age he is now, Valencia no longer looks capable of the kind of end-to-end performances that made him a fine option as an attack-minded right-back.
United have the exciting youngster Diogo Dalot coming through to replace Valencia, or could of course move in the transfer market for a top class replacement.
Valencia, meanwhile, could do well to make the move to Serie A, where the slower pace of the game could prolong his career in Europe by a few more years.