Montoya joins Valencia from Barca

Barcelona:Barcelona's full-back Martin Montoya has joined Valencia on a four-year deal, the two clubs have confirmed. "Valencia CF and Martin Montoya have reached an agreement with the player, who joins the club for the next four seasons," Valencia said in a statement on Monday, reports Xinhua. Montoya entered the first team at the Camp Nou in 2011, but only made 45 La Liga appearances for Barca in five seasons. The 25-year-old Spaniard was loaned to Inter Milan and Real Betis last season. Valencia got a disappointing finish of 12th place in La Liga last season. IANS