AS Monaco defender Eric Abidal would happily welcome former Barcelona teammate Victor Valdes to the French club.

Monaco are among the big teams chasing the Bosman prospect.

"I have spare rooms at home for Víctor Valdés. We'll welcome him with open arms if he wants to come and play at Monaco," laughed Abidal.

The Frenchman insists he's cleared up his issues with Barca after leaving last year.

"I don't have any problems with (Sandro) Rosell or Zubi (Andoni Zubizarreta). My contract was up and I wanted to stay, but it wasn't to be."

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