Arsene Wenger confirms Arsenal have sold Francis Coquelin to Valencia

The French midfielder is expected to sign a four-and-a-half year deal (Picture: Getty)

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin has completed a move to Spanish side Valencia, with an official announcement expected imminently.

Reports in Spain emerged on Wednesday afternoon that Valencia were closing in on the Frenchman, with the club even tweeting out a cryptic hint.

The high-flying club, currently third in La Liga, took to Twitter to post a picture of a suitcase baring the letters ‘FC’ on it, along with the caption: ‘We already have a new one ready.’

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