David Villa: A transfer risk worth taking - originally posted on Soccerlens.comThe January transfer window has arrived, and so have the inevitable rumours and predictions over which players are going where.
One of the most talked about players this time around is David Villa, Spain’s all time leading goalscorer with 53 goals.
Having been arguably Europe’s most lethal finisher over the past five years, it appears that Barcelona are willing to let the legendary striker go, with the Premier League his most likely destination.
Having scored a remarkable 128 goals in 217 games for Valencia between 2005 and 2010, Villa made a big-money move to Camp Nou after the 2010 World Cup. He enjoyed a terrific first season at the club, winning both the La Liga title and the Champions League. Villa produced a superb display in the final against Manchester United, scoring the decisive third goal.
In December 2011, with everything going smoothly and having just turned 30, David Villa suffered a broken...