David Villa, the Spanish national team’s all-time leading scorer, became the first player to sign for New York City Football Club, which will join Major League Soccer next season.
Spanish soccer champion Barcelona reached a preliminary agreement to trade striker David Villa to Atletico Madrid.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is targeting Barcelona striker David Villa in the January signing period as the English Premier League coach tries to improve his team’s attack, the Daily Mail said.
European soccer champion Barcelona beat Qatar’s Al-Sadd 4-0 today to reach the final of the FIFA Club World Cup, where it will play Santos of Brazil.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers with clickable Internet links.
Barcelona has rejected Liverpool’s offer to take striker David Villa on loan, the Daily Mail reported.
Spain will defend its European Championship soccer title without forward David Villa, who was the tournament’s leading scorer four years ago.
Barcelona agreed to sign Valencia striker David Villa for 40 million euros ($48 million) as the Spanish soccer title-holder restocks after failing to repeat as European champion.
"It does not make sense to hire low-quality hedge funds for lower fees."
- David Villa on Jun 17, 2014