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Gago closing on Valencia switch - agent

July 19, 2012
By ESPN staff

Fernando Gago's agent has indicated that the Real Madrid midfielder is closing in on a move to Valencia.

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GettyImagesFernando Gago is set to return to La Liga after a stint in Italy

• Roma look to sign Gago

Gago, 26, spent last season on loan at Roma, making 30 Serie A appearances for the club and scoring once.

The Argentina international again looks set to ply his trade away from Real in the forthcoming campaign in his search for regular first-team action.

And Gago's agent, Lombilla Marcelo, is quoted by Marca as stating that a deal with Los Che is close to being struck.

Marcelo said: "The feeling is that we are keen to reach an agreement. Everything is on track."