The official website for European football

Del Horno makes Valencia move

Published: Sunday 23 July 2006, 0.05CET
Valencia CF have signed Spanish international defender Asier Del Horno from Chelsea FC for an undisclosed fee.

UEFA.com features

See your favourite Steaua moments
  • See your favourite Steaua moments
  • The rapid rise of Rúben Neves
  • Trabzonspor-bound Cardozo's Benfica highs
  • Who are Qarabağ FK?
  • Drogba's greatest UEFA Champions League hits
  • Brahimi following in Madjer's Porto footsteps
  • Sheridan taking the heat at APOEL
  • McGregor making his mark back at Celtic
  • Atlético's Filipe Luís to fill Cole's boots at Chelsea
  • Watch and rate Mexès's overhead spectacular
1 of 10
 
 
Published: Sunday 23 July 2006, 0.05CET

Del Horno makes Valencia move

Valencia CF have signed Spanish international defender Asier Del Horno from Chelsea FC for an undisclosed fee.

Valencia CF have signed Spanish international defender Asier Del Horno from Chelsea FC for an undisclosed fee.

Title winner
Del Horno, 25, returns to Spain on a six-year contract after one season at Stamford Bridge where he scored once in 25 Premiership appearances to help Chelsea win the title for the second year in succession. The left-back joined the London club from Athletic Club Bilbao in a €12m transfer last June. Del Horno has been capped ten times for Spain but missed the FIFA World Cup in Germany through injury. He is Valencia's second major signing of the summer following the arrival of Fernando Morientes from Liverpool FC.

Last updated: 20/10/06 14.04CET

Related information

Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=438726.html#del+horno+makes+valencia+move

  • © 1998-2014 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The CHAMPIONS LEAGUE and UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE words, the UEFA Champions League logo and trophy and the UEFA Champions League Final logos are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.