Benfica midfielder Enzo Perez has cooled reports linking him with Valencia and Manchester United.

Prior to joining up with Alejandro Sabella's Argentina squad for the World Cup, Perez signed a contract extension which will keep him at the Stadium of Light until 2018, but understands speculation has been rife.

"I know about their interest, I have heard about these possibilities and my agent told me about them too," he told O Jogo regarding the reports of interest from United and Valencia.

"There is the possibility of playing for Valencia, who are a great club, but right now I want to be fully focused on the Argentina national team and on the World Cup."

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