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Valencia Sign French left-back Aly Cissokho

The transfer market in has been extremely quiet this summer, but with the window closing in a week, have made a big move as they have agreed a deal with Lyon to sign French left-back Aly Cissokho.

The 24-year-old will move to the Spanish club on a four-year deal, providing he passes a medical.

Valencia’s sporting director Braulio Vazquez told the club’s official website:

“Aly is a player with vast international experience that belies his youth.

“He has played for the French national team and has participated in high-level games in competitions such as the .

“Cissokho is physically powerful, very strong defensively and someone who will increase the competitiveness of of the team, especially on the left side.

“This latest signing completes a very strong squad in all aspects, which excites us immensely.”

Cissokho joined Lyon from Porto in 2009.