Valencia have agreed to sign Benfica midfielder Enzo Perez according to Portuguese daily newspaper Record.
The reports have claimed that Valencia owner Peter Lim went to Lisbon to finalize the deal for the Argentinean few days ago. Perez will sign a long term deal in the coming transfer window for the La Liga side.
The 28-year-old has been impressive since his move to the Portuguese side. He has netted 9 goals in 69 League games.
Perez is expected to follow Rodrigo Moreno and Andre Gomes who both joined the Spanish side in the past from Benfica.
The Argentina international also played a part in the World Cup, he replaced Manchester United star attacker Angel Di Maria three times in the tournament. Intotal, he has made 15 appearances for Argentina.
Perez has won Primeira Liga, Taça de Portugal, Taça da Liga and Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira with Benfica. He also won the Primeira Liga Player of the Year award last season.
Valencia are currently sitting on fifth place with 25 points in 15 games. They are four points behind the fourth placed side Sevilla. Recently, they failed to pick three points in a La Liga game against Granada, the match ended as a draw.
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