The defender had been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid, but he has elected to commit himself to his current club for five more season

Valencia have announced that promising defender Jose Gaya has signed a new contract that will keep him at the club until June 2020.

The 19-year-old’s previous deal ran until the summer of 2018, but consisted a buy-out clause of €18 million and Real Madrid were closely monitoring his situation at the Mestalla side.

However, Gaya has now ended all speculation about his future by signing a two-year extension to his previous contract.

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