August 31, 2010 / 2:25 PM / 8 years ago

Valencia take Stankevicius on loan from Sampdoria

MADRID (Reuters) - Valencia have agreed to sign Lithuania defender Marius Stankevicius on loan from Sampdoria this season.

“He’s a strong player, good at bringing the ball out and capable of playing in a number of defensive positions,” technical secretary Braulio Vazquez told the club’s website ( on Tuesday.

The 29-year-old Stankevicius, who will join up with his new team mates after the forthcoming international break, played for Sevilla on loan last season.

Writing by Mark Elkington, editing by Tony Jimenez. To query or comment on this story email

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