Newcastle United's Ayoze Perez asking price putting Valencia off move for striker

Newcastle United’s reported asking price for Ayoze Perez is putting off La Liga outfit Valencia making a summer move for the striker.

Thursday, 27th June 2019, 4:42 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th June 2019, 5:44 pm
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Ayoze Perez of Newcastle United celebrates following his sides victory in the Premier League match between Leicester City and Newcastle United at The King Power Stadium on April 12, 2019 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Perez has made no secret of his desire to return to his homeland this summer, with the player believed to be eyeing international honours, which he thinks will be best achieved playing in Spain.

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And, according to Marca, Valencia are keen to sign the 25-year-old, who netted 13 goals for United last season – but, the publication says the Mestalla outfit are not so keen on the Magpies’ asking price, which they report as £27million.

"It’s going to be a long summer. There’s going to be a day where you make a decision,” he said. “It depends on many things. This place is always going to be in my heart, whatever happens.”