Philippe Senderos: Fulham defender leaves club to sign for Valencia

Switzerland international signs for La Liga side in last-gasp deal

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Valencia have succeeded in their late bid to sign defender Philippe Senderos from Fulham.

Fulham confirmed in a statement that the Swiss defender has left the club to join the La Liga side on a permanent transfer.

The 28-year-old joined the club from Arsenal in the summer of 2010, after loan spells at both Milan and Everton.

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But could the deal for Everton's John Heitinga now be edging closer? The Everton defender is in London for talks with Rene Meulensteen's relegation-threatened side.

Senderos was part of the Gunners' starting XI which won the FA Cup in 2005, beating Manchester United on penalties. It was the last time Arsenal won a trophy.