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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...
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