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Arsenal target David Villa won’t be leaving Barcelona in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.comBarcelona president Sandro Rosell has revealed that Arsenal target David Villa won’t be sold in January.
Arsenal were reportedly lining up a move for Barcelona forward David Villa this month as they look to strengthen their squad in order to push for the Champions League qualification spot this season. The Spanish striker, who is eager to get some first team action, is said to be looking for a move away from the Catalan club.
David Villa has been largely ignored by Tito Villanova this season and has spent more time on the bench than on the pitch. This lead to speculations regarding the striker’s future at the club and Gunners were looking to cash in on the situation.
Arsene Wenger has been an admirer of the 31-year-old striker from his Valencia days and would have pounced at any opportunity of signing him.
But Barcelona president has revealed in a recent statement that the Catalan...
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Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has warned Arsenal to forget about signing striker David Villa during the January transfer window.
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