Valdes revealed that the new boss has urged his players to keep on striving for even more success.
"He told us that we cannot lose our desire to win," he said. "We were only able to speak for a little bit, but we could see he was very excited, this is a huge project.
"He'll want to make his own mark on the team and show his personality. He seems like a coach who is very close to his players.
"Above all, he asked us to keep on winning. Little by little we will start to see what his style is."