Former Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista was left in tears during an emotional interview while discussing Valencia’s 3-0 defeat to Getafe on Saturday.
The damaging loss leaves the Spanish facet perilously near the LaLiga relegation zone, with Valencia now simply six factors off the drop after successful solely thrice in their final 9 league video games.
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Gabriel Paulista is on the coronary heart of a Valencia defence which is severely struggling
The defender was in tears on the finish of the sport
Gabriel, who spent three years in north London with the Gunners, performed the total 90 minutes as targets from Mauro Arambarri, Jaime Mata and Carlos Alena inflicted Los Che their tenth league defeat of the season.
It is a spectacular fall from grace for Valencia, who received the Spanish title in 2004 below Rafael Benitez and have frequently competed in European competitions.
His eyes watering as he grew to become visibly emotional, the Brazilian advised Movistar Plus: “Hearing that’s horrible, when you think about how massive a membership Valencia are after which to listen to (about potential relegation) is terrible.
“But we’re going to show this round, now we have many video games left and we’re going to enhance and return Valencia the place they need to be.”
The Brazilian defender was consoled by the Valencia press officers
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Getafe ran out 3-0 winners to plunge Valencia nearer to the relegation zone
With tears nonetheless in his eyes and the emotion of the state of affairs clearly attending to him, Gabriel was consoled by the membership’s press officer off digicam.
Former Watford boss Javi Gracia is in cost of Valencia and the Spaniard remained defiant amid rumours his job safety is dwindling with each sport.
He mentioned after the sport: “From my place, all I do is consider the subsequent sport, and put together for it.
“I’m not an issue for the membership. I’m employee and the membership is aware of I would like the perfect for the membership and the perfect factor is to organize for the subsequent sport.”