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Mathieu pleads with Valencia: Let me join Barcelona

Valencia defender Jeremy Mathieu wants a move to Barcelona.

Aware of interest from Barca, Mathieu has met with Valencia sports chief Rufete and informed him he wants to move to the Nou Camp, says Sport.

Rufete told Mathieu during their meeting at the Hotel Husa Mas Camarena that he would only be allowed to leave if Barca met his €30 million buyout clause.

For their part, Barca refuse to go higher than €15 million for Mathieu, which could result in the 30 year-old slapping in a formal transfer request.

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