Found July 16, 2013 on O-Posts:
For many Atletico Madrid fans, replacing Radamel Falcao this summer was paramount. The Colombian had left the Spanish capital for Monaco with a scoring record of 70 goals in 90 games and the concern was that Atletico would struggle to find somebody to replicate El Tigre’s brilliance, despite the €45 million he was sold for. Step forward David Villa, Barcelona’s 31 year old who was pushed out to the periphery of Tito Vilanova’s squad after his long term tibia injury eighteen months ago, that he was allowed to leave for just £4 million. The supporters seem to approve, mobbing the Spanish striker in hoards as he was unveiled to them at the Vicente Calderon on Monday. It was little surprise, after all Villa is Spain’s top-scorer with 56 goals and has won every trophy on offer, including a World Cup. He was an integral part of Josep Guardiola’s brilliant Barcelona side as a left-sided striker, scoring 48 times in 116 games. Before that, he was Valencia’s top scorer for five straight year...

Villa was set on Premier League move

New Atletico Madrid striker David Villa had his heart set on a move to the Premier League until "the best team in the world" showed their hand. The 31-year-old was unveiled at the Vicente Calderon after completing a cut-price 2.1million euro move from Barcelona . The fee paid to the Spanish champions will rise to 5.1m euros if Villa sees out the entirety of a three-year...

Tottenham’s Striker Woes Set to Continue

Tottenham’s Striker Woes Set to Continue - originally posted on Soccerlens.comTottenham’s on-going search for a striker looks set to continue. The last two transfer windows in particular were full of calls for another striker and plenty of potential targets and this one is turning out to be no different. The capture of Emmanuel Adebayor seemed to allay some fears among Tottenham...
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