Malaga coach Pellegrini targets Porto defender Otamendi

Malaga are eyeing Porto defender Nicolas Otamendi. The Argentina international was courted by Europe's biggest clubs, but surprisingly chose Porto as his first European club.

Malaga are eyeing Porto defender Nicolas Otamendi.

The Argentina international was courted by Europe's biggest clubs, but surprisingly chose Porto as his first European club.

Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini already has Joris Mathijsen, Martin Demichelis and Weligton as his centre-half options, but remains interested in Otamendi.

Porto splashed out €8 million to land the youngster and now rate him at least double that price.

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