Antonio Valencia will leave Manchester United in the summer, Solskjaer reveals

Antonio Valencia will leave Manchester United in the summer, Solskjaer reveals

- Antonio Valencia could be spending his last season at Man United

- The Ecuador international has refused to sign a new deal at Old Trafford

- The 33-year-old has won the league, FA cup and the Europa League

Antonio Valencia will be the first Manchester player to leave Old Trafford at the end of the season after both player and club failed to reach an agreement over new contract talks.

The Red Devils captain has only made eight appearances this campaign playing just five Premier League matches and three Champions League games.

The Ecuadorian international has been suffering from loss of form and recurring injury problems which has kept him out in most part of the 2018-19 campaign.

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The Man United captain is currently on the sidelines and is expected to return until the end of March.

The 33-year-old was handed a new one-year deal after spending ten years at the club but an agreement could not be reached.

Caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been confirmed the former Wigan Athletic star will leave the club in the summer.

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"He’s still not 100% fit, still working to get back fit and he’s had a fantastic career here at Manchester United and England," Solskjaer told a press conference on Friday.

"He is one of the Premier League winners left in the dressing room but I’m not sure if Manchester United and Antonio will agree on the next year so it depends if he gets back on the pitch in the next few months but he’s the captain, great servant to the club so hopefully I can get him on the pitch and show what he can do."

Valencia who made 338 appearances for United during his spell has won two Premier League, the FA Cup, Carabao Cup and the Europa League.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Romelu Lukaku has reportedly said he will join Serie A giants Juventus if he is no more wanted at Manchester United.

The Belgium international has come under huge criticisms by supporters following his inconsistent showing this season. ( -> We have updated to serve you better.

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