Chenews 21.08.2015

Team News ahead of Rayo clash It wasn’t pretty and it wasn’t convincing, but Valencia did come away with a 3-1 victory over Monaco in this season’s first official match. Ruben Vezo stepped into the defense and except on one occasion, he really proved he will be no pushover. As Valencia prepare for their league debut, it is without three important players, all suspended as a result of the hard fought victory at Almeria which secured fourth place last season. Gayá, Feghouli and Parejo will all sit this one out, giving room for forced rotations from Nuno, who should have …

#Chenews is back!

So, you know those days Vladimir Putin suddenly disappeared? What did he do? Well, we can not tell you what, but it is the same that we did. We also share the hobby of invasion, although as the vikings we are, we settled with a brief raid to taste the local flavors in Valencia. Now the time has come to give you all some (hopefully) sorely missed news and rumors around Valencia CF. José Luis Gayá was robbed (as local Valencia police put it on twitter) from a national team debut by Vicente del Bosque. We have concluded that this …

Transfer madness?

What happened at Valencia the last two days of the transfer window may have looked like total madness to its fans and other football followers alike. How can you make that many changes to the squad in the middle of the season? How could you sell Sergio Canales? And Ever Banega? Wasn’t Dorlan Pabón deserving another chance? Sitting on the phone and following twitter, I envisioned Rufete as a sort of football’s Billy Beane (Portrayed by Brad Pitt in Moneyball). After realizing something had to be done to follow through on his ideas, Beane started trading players based on their …