Curro Torres leaves Valencia

Valencia CF defender Cristóbal 'Curro' Torres is joining promoted Real Murcia CF on a season's loan. The 30-year-old former Spanish international right-back played 17 league games for Valencia last season but has agreed to the move in order to "get back to my best". He said: "Murcia have exciting plans, the discussions have gone well and I'll still be close to Valencia, so I am quite happy."