The father of Goncalo Guedes is hopeful that Valencia will change his loan stay at the club into a more permanent deal
The Portugal international is currently on loan from Paris Saint-Germain this season and has impressed in his season at Valencia with the club believed to be keen on securing his services on a permanent deal for next season.
French news outlet Le Parisien reported that PSG is willing to negotiate a deal with Valencia in the region of €40m due to their own ongoing troubles with UEFA’S Financial Fair Play regulations.
“We know that [Valencia owner] Peter Lim is trying to sign Goncalo but it depends on many factors,” Rogerio Guedes told Tribuna Deportiva (via ESPN).
“I don’t think Valencia is going to let go of this opportunity considering that next season they will play in the Champions League.
“My son would like to continue but right now, we don’t know anything. It depends on PSG. We also have to see if he will go to the World Cup. We will have to wait until June 30.”
After joining PSG from Primeira Liga side Benfica for €30m in January 2017, Guedes had only played the one game for the French side.
But since joining Valencia on a loan deal last summer, the 21-year-old has been a regular at Mestalla with his four goals and nine assists having played a key role in the club’s expected return to the Champions League for next season.
“He wanted to play more and in Paris, there were many stars, a lot of great players,” said Rogerio.
“At Valencia, he has found more calmness. He is working very hard and has to continue.
“No one knows what will happen, but for the time being he is very happy here and eager to continue. As a father, I think the best thing for him would be for him to continue at Valencia.”
Guedes’ father is convinced that a permanent deal would be in the best interests of both parties.
“I don’t believe Goncalo’s future belongs in Paris because of its sporting structure,” he said.
“To have Goncalo sitting on the bench does not interest PSG. If Goncalo continues at Valencia everyone wins.
“I think he could continue at Valencia, keep growing and he would become more valuable for Valencia. He can continue [here] for one or two more years. To be a financial asset of Valencia and then make a triumphant exit.”
Currently, Valencia is in fourth place in La Liga and are 10 points ahead of Real Betis with just four games remaining.