Updated: Monday, 21 July 2014 16:36 | By Agence France-Presse

Dynamo Moscow sign Valbuena from Marseille

Marseille's France international Mathieu Valbuena has signed a €7 million deal with Dynamo Moscow, the ITAR-TASS news agency reported on Monday.


Dynamo Moscow sign Valbuena from Marseille

Mathieu Valbuena leaves Le Bourget airport on July 6, 2014 after the France squad flew back from the World Cup in Brazil - by Matthieu Alexandre

The move comes following Valbuena's participation at the World Cup, where 'the little bike' as the pocket-sized 29-year-old is known helped France reach the quarter-finals.

There Didier Deschamps' Les Bleus came unstuck 1-0 to eventual winners Germany.

Valbuena joined Marseille in 2006, winning the Ligue 1 title with the south coast club in 2010.

He has turned out 38 times for his country, scoring six goals.

The new Russian season gets underway on August 1.

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