Blow for Arsenal and Tottenham! Benfica ace agrees Valencia deal

first_img Rodrigo Moreno in action for Benfica Arsenal and Tottenham have received a transfer blow after Benfica ace Rodrigo Moreno opted to join Valencia on loan for a season.The bitter London rivals were both interested in Rodrigo and have been linked with summer moves for the rapid striker, who was made available for loan by Benfica.But they have both missed out on the 23-year-old Spanish youth international, who spent the 2010/11 season on loan at Bolton, after he sealed a move to Valencia.Rodrigo is still under contract until 2019 but Benfica hope a successful season in La Liga will drive his price up – and Arsenal and Spurs may go back for him this time next year. 1last_img