Victor Valdes has the intention to return to the Premier League once his loan deal at Standard Liege expires at the end of the current campaign, according to Sport. The Spanish publication claims that the Manchester United outcast has already told his has told his agent to find him a new club in England despite the Belgium outfit would like to keep him on permanent basis.
The former Barcelona number one moved to Old Trafford in January 2015 after Louis van Gaal handed him the chance to recover from a long-term knee injury at the club's training ground. The 34-year-old keeper then agreed a 18-month deal with the Premier League giants keeping an option to prolong it for a further season.
United, however, sent him on loan to Standard Liege during the last January transfer window after he was frozen out by Van Gaal during the first part of the campaign after the former Barcelona star allegedly refused to play with the Under-21 side last season.
The Spaniard has since rediscovered his form while helping his side to conquer the Belgian cup. Yet, Sport claims that he is not likely to prolong his spell at the club next season because he is disillusioned with the level of the tournament.
The Spanish publication claims that the keeper has therefore urged his agent, Gines Carvajal, to find him a new club in the Premier League and turn down the Standard intentions to get him on permanent basis. The reports add that Valdes want to be the number one in an English side although this could mean him to move to a low-profile side.
Sport points out that Newcastle already was linked with his services earlier this season while in February they reported that Pep Guardiola could be also interested in reuniting with him at Manchester City as they enjoyed a strong relationship during their time together at Barcelona.