Hatem Ben Arfa is set for a January move after finding himself unwanted at Newcastle and Hull, his agent has confirmed.
Lucas Silva is unlikely to join Real Madrid in January with the Spanish giants not planning to make any transfers.
Valencia have confirmed the appointment of Ernesto Valverde as their new coach on a deal until the end of the season.
Valverde succeeds Mauricio Pellegrino, who was sacked just hours after the club's 5-2 defeat at home to Real Sociedad on Saturday.
Valverde, 48, has previously coached Athletic Bilbao, Espanyol and Villarreal in Spain as well as two spells with Greek club Olympiacos.