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Rodriguez loaned to Valencia

Valencia have announced the signing of goalkeeper Yoel Rodriguez on loan from fellow Primera Division side Celta Vigo, subject to a medical.

In a statement on their website, the club explained they would sign the 25-year-old on a permanent basis at the end of the coming season, on a three-year contract.

Celta academy product Yoel became the Galician club's undisputed No.1 last term following spells in the B team and Segunda Division outfit Lugo.

He will now compete with Brazilian stopper Diego Alves for the starting spot at Valencia, with Vicente Guaita set to leave and join Getafe.