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

Spurs beaten by Atletico Madrid in race for David Villa

In a dramatic turnaround, David Villa has been signed by Atletico Madrid. Diego Simeone’s outfit pipped favourites Tottenham Hotspur to the post with this signing. Villa will be replacing Radamel Falcao who went to Monaco for 45M Euros. This move will guarantee Villa playing time in order to impress Del Bosque ahead of next year’s World Cup in Brazil. Read more about David Villa’s move

Alexis Sánchez and David Villa vying for a place to face Bayern Munich

Alexis Sánchez and David Villa are vying for a place to face Bayern Munich tonight at the Camp Nou. The game is about to kick off and everyone is wondering who Tito will pick for the Barca frontline of attack. Messi will not be starting as he experienced some discomfort this morning. If the player feels ok, we’ll see him in the second half. Read more about Villa and Alexis

David Villa set to regain his first team place with La Roja

Barcelona’s in form David Villa looks set to regain his first team place in the Spain national side against Finland on Friday. Del Bosque will almost certainly count on Villa, who is Spain’s top goal scorer who hasn’t been a first team player for some 527 days after picking up his injury at the Club World Cup in December 2011.

David Villa rescues Barca from Sevilla at Nou Camp

It wasn’t one of Barcelona’s better performances this season and perhaps the ghosts of San Siro are coming back to haunt the Catalan side. Seville’s Botía put them ahead and made it one nil just before the half time whistle. However, David Villa got his team back on track in the second half from a perfectly flighted header coming from a lovely cross from Brazilian Dani Alves over on the right wing. [Read More]

David Villa does not need to prove anything says Jordi Roura

Barcelona’s assistant coach Jordi Roura has stated that David Villa doesn’t have to prove anything and that the coaching staff have great confidence in him. For tonight’s clash against Córdoba, Roura will be on the bench at the Nou Camp for the second leg of the Copa del Rey match while Tito Vilanova is in New York for a doctor’s second opinion on his condition.

Villa adds the fifth as Barca premieres in style

Barca premiered last night against Real Sociedad and showed the world they have not been sleeping on their laurels. With goals from Puyol, a brace from Messi and finally from Pedro and David Villa , this tally of goals ensued a great start to the season for Barca.

David Villa is back after 8 months out

David Villa made a comeback against Dynamo Bucharest in which the Blaugrana’s won 2 nil. This is welcome news for Tito Vilanova as the new season beckons and Barca meet Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup.