Valencia are close to completing the loan signing of Cagliari midfielder Christian Oliva, according to Tribuna Deportiva.

Los Che want to bring in the midfielder to strengthen their side in the last few hours of the transfer window. Oliva has arrived in Valencia and will complete his move to the LaLiga side today.

Oliva, 24, is a defensive midfielder and will provide head coach Javi Gracia with some more midfield depth. The Uruguayan will join on loan from Serie A club Cagliari, who he joined from Nacional of Uruguay.