Valencia confirms the signing of Jasper Cillessen from Barcelona


Valencia confirms the signing of Jasper Cillessen from Barcelona

Valencia have announced the signing of Jasper Cillessen from Barcelona through their official Twitter account.

The 30-year old will move to the Estadio Mestalla after 3 seasons with the Blaugrana.

Jasper Cillessen who joined Barcelona from Ajax in 2016 had largely played second fiddle to German international Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

Though he played just three La Liga games,Copa del Rey matches, the former Ajax keeper was the first choice. Last season, he made only seven in Copa del Rey and one in Champions League.

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Cillessen’s move will make way for Neto’s move to the Camp Nou, in a swap deal between both clubs.

Jasper Cillessen departs Nou Camp after just 32 appearances in his three years at the club. Out of the 32 appearances, 24 came from Copa del Rey and five were from La Liga.

The Dutchman while at the club won 2 La Liga titles and helped reached three Copa del Ray finals and winning two of them. Cillessen made his final appearance for Barca during the Copa del Rey final where he faced his new employers at Estadio Benito Villamarin.

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