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Leicester, Newcastle in Valencia contact for Mouctar Diakhaby

Valencia defender Mouctar Diakhaby is attracting Premier League interest. Diakhaby has been transfer-listed by Valencia, reports AS, after three inconsistent seasons - a decision he accepts. The stopper feels ready for a fresh challenge and his agents are fielding major transfer interest, including from England. Leicester City and Newcastle United...
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La Liga finds no evidence Juan Cala racially abused Mouctar Diakhaby

La Liga has found no evidence that Juan Cala racially abused Mouctar Diakhaby after investigating the events that led to Valencia walking off the pitch in protest. The league’s findings do not mean that the case will be closed, with the Spanish football federation also looking into the incident, but an examination of audio recordings and an analysis of the footage with the assistance of lip-reading experts did not deliver proof that the Cádiz defender referred to his opponent as a “negro de mierda”, which translates roughly as “shitty black”.

La Liga investigation finds no proof Juan Cala racially abused Mouctar Diakhaby

La Liga have revealed they are unable to prove that Juan Cala racially abused Mouctar Diakhaby, though they insist investigations into the matter are ongoing. The alleged incident occurred during Cadiz's win over Valencia last Sunday. Cala and Diakhaby were involved in a brief exchange which clearly left the Valencia man distraught, with both him and his teammates temporarily leaving the field.

Valencia president Anil Murthy backs Mouctar Diakhaby, calls Cala guilty after alleged racist insult

After Cadiz defender Juan Cala was accused of racially insulting Valencia defender Mouctar Diakhaby last weekend in La Liga, Valencia's president Anil Murthy sat down with CBS Sports for an exclusive interview to detail the event, the club's action following it and the support they've shown the young French defender. The club is now calling on La Liga to fully investigate, with the club even posting on Twitter saying to Cala, "We don't believe you."
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Valencia hit back as Juan Cala denies racial abuse of Mouctar Diakhaby

Mouctar Diakhaby and Juan Cala have spoken publicly for the first time since Valencia’s players walked off the pitch in protest at racist abuse allegedly directed at the French centre-back on Sunday. In a video released on social media, Diakhaby said he was called a “negro de mierda”, which translates...

Valencia call for more action on racism after alleged abuse of Mouctar Diakhaby

Valencia have called on Spain’s footballing authorities to do more to tackle racism following the alleged abuse of their player Mouctar Diakhaby on Sunday. The Valencia team walked off the field during their 2-1 LaLiga defeat at Cadiz after defender Diakhaby claimed to have been racially abused by the home side’s Juan Cala.