Originally posted on Soccerlens  |  Last updated 7/8/13
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Exodus begins at Barcelona as Atletico Madrid snap up David Villa on a bargain - originally posted on Soccerlens.comBarcelona have announced that they have agreed in principle to a deal, pending medical, with Atletico Madrid to sell star striker David Villa. David Villa seals a move to Atletico Madrid The 31-year-old would sign a contract with the Los Colchoneros for the next three years. It is understood that the deal be worth up to €5.1 million, with €2.1 million will be paid this summer, and an additional €2 million spread the following year, provided El Guaje remains at the club for the 2014/15 season. Also, Barcelona will get another extra €1 million if he extends his contract in 2015/16, and the Catalan giants will also get 50% of any future transfer fee for the player. Villa’s role in the team was reduced to the fringes last season, and it is understood that he would further drop down the pecking orders at the club, after the arrival of Brazilian ace Neymar. It was also rep...
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