Why was Villa sold for just 5.1M euros?

Many fans have been wanting to know why ex striker David Villa, “el Guaje” was sold off on the cheap. The player was sold to Atletico Madrid for the laughable fee of just 5.1 Million euros and Barca won’t even cash the amount in one lump sum! Barcelona will perceive just 2.1M euros for the player this year and another 2M next year. More on the David Villa saga

Barca want a minimum of €20Million Euros for David Villa

FC Barcelona have made it clear that they want a minimum of €20Million Euros for the striker David Villa. Spain’s top scorer Villa wants regular first team football and is not getting it at Barcelona so wants out. The Spaniard runs out of contract in 2014 and Barca will either have to sell him in the summer, with a host of clubs already lined up to sign him, or let him go free the following year.