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Alvaro Negredo fit, makes first squad for Valencia

VALENCIA, Spain -- Alvaro Negredo has made Valencia's squad for the first time since breaking a foot before his move from Manchester City.

The Spanish striker can make his debut for Valencia against regional rivals Elche at Mestalla Stadium on Saturday.

The 29-year-old helped City win the English Premier League last season, his only season with the club.

The former Sevilla star has been sidelined since breaking his right foot in a preseason game with City in July.

Valencia took Negredo on a one-year loan that includes an obligatory purchase clause just before the close of the summer transfer window.

Valencia are fourth in the Spanish league.