Valencia join race for Man United target Lassana Diarra – reports

first_img1 Valencia have joined Manchester United in the race for former Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder Lassana Diarra.The 31-year-old has been in fine form since joining Marseille in the summer of 2015, and he is now back in the fold with the France team.As a result, United boss Mourinho has reportedly been tracking Diarra and the Red Devils were linked with a move for him earlier on in the transfer window.However, according to Foot Mercato, if the manager does want to bring Diarra to Old Trafford he is going to have to fight off competition from Valencia.The Spanish side, who struggled in the first half of the season, currently sit 15th in the LaLiga table and are desperately looking for reinforcements this January.Diarra held preliminary talks with Valencia over the weekend and further negotiations are now scheduled for this week. Lassana Diarra has been a revelation for Marseille this season last_img read more