Found January 16, 2013 on
Barcelona forward David Villa is set to miss Wednesday night’s cup clash against Malaga due to a hamstring injury.
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Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova has reiterated that striker David Villa will not be leaving the Catalan club.
The Spain international has been linked with a move away from the Nou Camp after finding first-team opportunities limited this season following his recover from a serious leg injury, with Arsenal one of the clubs believed to be interested in the 31-year-old forward.
President Sandro Rosell is confident goalkeeper Victor Valdes and striker David Villa will remain with Barcelona .
The duo have recently been linked with moves away from the Catalan club, albeit for different reasons, with Valdes refusing to confirm whether he will extend his contract beyond 2014 and Villa struggling to hold down a regular first-team place.