Jelavic has struck three times in pre-season - including one against Real Madrid - and is hoping to rediscover his scoring touch following a barren spell last season.
"You could tell they were a bit tired towards the end but before that in the first-half they looked the stronger team going forward and they had more purpose and were able to find a few gaps between the full-backs and the centre-backs and almost got a goal.
"That could have changed things but Valencia are a good side. They like to have the ball, have possession and they scored a well-taken goal.
"There are guys that you know you're going to get a lot of class from going forward and also defensively with Distin and Jagielka."
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