David Villa wants Arsenal move

By on January 5, 2013 - 154 views

Barcelona’s 31 year old striker David Villa wants a January transfer to Arsenal, reports The Daily Mail.

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It had been widely cited that Arsenal want to sign the Spanish goal machine but there had been some doubt as to the Spaniard’s desire for a potential move to north London.

However, it would appear that this doubts have disappeared as sources close to the deal not only claim that David Villa is keen on a move to the Gunners, but that he will make a personal request to the Barcelona hierarchy to facilitate and accelerate a potential move to England.

David Villa has been prolific for the Catalan side, bagging 28 goals in 59 appearances, and as a result many clubs are interested in his signature. Barcelona are refusing any offers to take the forward on loan as they say they want a permanent conclusion to the player’s time at the club.

However, the price they desire could present a stumbling block; Barca reportedly want £16 million, and whilst David Villa is undoubtedly classy, that is a large sum for a player who is entering the twilight of his career.

It is thought that Wenger will look to fund a move by selling some of his squad’s dead wood.

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  1. niko

    January 5, 2013 at 7:35 pm


  2. harun

    January 5, 2013 at 7:46 pm

    pls mr wenger go 4 villa he is world class player

  3. Thomas

    January 5, 2013 at 7:52 pm

    Why are we being linked with a 31y old that was good before he broke his leg? This is a really bad trade – we need a a top class striker. This is a terrible trade.

  4. Olow Ali Ahmed

    January 5, 2013 at 7:57 pm

    David villa is classic player so mr wenger catch the player before manchester city and chelsea

  5. Danmole rufai olafunye

    January 5, 2013 at 8:10 pm

    Arsenal need person like dis if wenger can not by dis person let him leave pls

  6. #collyzo#

    January 5, 2013 at 8:10 pm

    I pray he come,he wil realy boost our squad with m’vila.

  7. Eustace Sekenhamo

    January 5, 2013 at 8:11 pm

    That is great news to see such a class player in our team colours. Maybe it is the influence of song & fabrigas that villa will lift his game again. Im looking forward to a dream striker partenship with our srtinking pair

  8. mumeen

    January 5, 2013 at 8:14 pm

    Arsenal doesn’t need sriker,he only need aggresive mildfeider infact most talented one and even world class one

  9. Nuel

    January 5, 2013 at 8:19 pm

    I’ll remain a gooner 4eva. I think Villa is a perfect replacement for RVP. £16million is not too big for him. At least Man U paid 24 for RVP. Pls Wenger, make this happen.

  10. Anasharuna44@yahoo.com

    January 5, 2013 at 8:23 pm

    David Villa is not the only problem of Arsenal

  11. Anasharuna44@yahoo.com

    January 5, 2013 at 8:27 pm

    David Villa is the only problem of Arsenal?

  12. Yusuf Yarima

    January 5, 2013 at 8:37 pm

    David Villa is good signin for Arsenal,the problem is his wage.I don’t wenger will settle wit de transfer due to that.But I wish let it be okey

  13. usman mokwa

    January 5, 2013 at 8:48 pm

    wenger is a useless man by decieving fans always

  14. Scoube

    January 5, 2013 at 8:55 pm

    Look at Chelsea got ba and he got 2 goals what the hell they waiting for !
    The French always count the penny’s when they go to the shops

  15. jay jay

    January 5, 2013 at 9:16 pm

    villa cannot solve our problem..buy a versatile,skillfull and brilliant winger.

  16. Abdul lere

    January 5, 2013 at 10:49 pm

    I really wants him 2 be at arsenal and i dont think wenger could offer him

  17. mohd higaf salisu

    January 5, 2013 at 11:29 pm

    untill i see him in arsenal lineup cox i knw my coatch

  18. ajayi ifedayo

    January 6, 2013 at 9:14 am

    I will be much more glad if Arsenal can buy this guy,combination of him and Giroud will be grate and arsenal can easily change formation to 4-4-2

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