Date:Friday January 13 2006
Hugo Viana is hoping to play a vital role as Valencia continue their challenge for honours on two fronts this season. The 22-year-old winger has been a bit-part player since joining on a season-long loan from Newcastle as he has been struggling to find full fitness.
However, Viana played his first full game for Valencia in midweek as they beat Villarreal to reach the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey. Valencia can go within three points of second-placed Osasuna with three points at the Mestalla on Sunday, and confidence is high throughout the team after a superb goal from full-back Miguel put them into the last eight of the cup.
Viana: 'It was my first game of 90 minutes. I'm happy with my work and my physical condition. When you do not play you cannot demonstrate your way of playing but I have confidence in my condition and my football, and playing raises confidence in yourself.
'Valencia are a very good club and has a very good squad. Therefore, we are extremely focused on winning in the league and also in the Copa.'
Register on this site via the drop down menu and leave feedback to this story below or to join in the debates on the forum.
Go on, get vitalled!
Young Striker Nets Big Rewards (Tuesday October 28 2014)
Spurs v NUFC Pre-Match News (Sunday October 26 2014)
'Run Geordie Run' Around The World (Wednesday October 22 2014)
Sir Bobby Auction Update (Tuesday October 21 2014)
Are We For Real? (Tuesday October 21 2014)
Not Long For de Jong (Monday October 20 2014)
Aside From The PR (Sunday October 19 2014)
Ashley And The Modern Day Monopoly (Sunday October 19 2014)
Stats: Newcastle United v Leicester City (Sunday October 19 2014)
Probable NUFC Line Up (Friday October 17 2014)
|15. Aston Villa||9||3||1||5||-10||10|
|16. Crystal Palace||9||2||3||4||-3||9|
|17. Leicester City||9||2||3||4||-4||9|
|Chelsea v QPR - Match Preview
» Q.P.R. : 31/10/2014 17:23:00
|Vital Preview: Newcastle United vs. Liverpool
» Liverpool : 31/10/2014 17:12:00
|Something For The Weekend (270)
» Aston Villa : 31/10/2014 16:57:00
|Lee Loaned To Southend
» West Ham : 31/10/2014 16:56:00
|Liverpool: The View From St James' Park
» Liverpool : 31/10/2014 16:55:00