French club Monaco have confirmed that they will not be signing former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes on a free transfer as initially reported. Monaco were seen as the favourites to get the 32-year-old goalkeeper, who left Barcelona after more than a decade. Valdes is currently recovering from an anterior cruciate ligament injury that he suffered last season. It saw him fail to bid proper goodbyes to Barcelona after being carried on a stretcher in his final appearance for the club. The injury appears to have put his move to a new club in jeopardy.