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Guedes, Pereira join Valencia on loan

Valencia completed a double swoop before the transfer window closed in LaLiga, signing Goncalo Guedes and Andreas Pereira on season-long loan deals.

While the window closed on Thursday in the Premier League, Spanish clubs had another 24 hours to finalise their transfer business.

And Valencia – who loaned Nani to Lazio – were active, bringing in Paris Saint-Germain forward Guedes as well as Pereira from Manchester United.

After securing Kylian Mbappe and Neymar in a blockbusting transfer window, French giants PSG allowed 20-year-old Guedes to join Valencia, having made just one start in Ligue 1 following his €30million arrival from Benfica in January.

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Pereira was not expected to leave United but the Brazilian midfielder has been sent out on loan by manager Jose Mourinho – who has a wealth of midfield options including Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matic, Ander Herrera, Michael Carrick, Juan Mata and Marouane Fellaini – to gain further experience.

The 21-year-old returns to LaLiga, having impressed during last season's loan spell at Granada, where he scored five goals in 35 league appearances.

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Marcelino's Valencia are undefeated after two LaLiga matches following their 2-2 draw at reigning champions Real Madrid before the international break.