David Villa wants to join Arsenal FC this summer - report

David Villa (credit: LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images)

David Villa reportedly wants to leave Barcelona and join Arsenal at the end of the season.

Arsenal had been linked with Villa throughout the January transfer window and on transfer deadline day were believed to have tabled a £10million bid for the 31-year-old.

Barca had insisted throughout January that Villa was not for sale, but reports in the Spanish media last month had suggested the Catalans could be ready to let him leave Camp Nou should they receive a bid in the region of £15m.

A deal didn't happen, but according to The Sun, the Spain international wants to join the Gunners when the transfer window reopens in the summer.

Villa, who has fallen down the pecking order this season under Tito Vilanova, will be entering the final year of his contract at the end of the current campaign.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on Friday had hinted that Villa was on his radar. The Frenchman brought in left-back Nacho Monreal from Malaga in an £8million deal shortly before the transfer window closed, and speaking to reporters insisted: "We were close to one more signature."

He added: "It didn’t happen because of the desire of the clubs not to sell."

comments powered by Disqus

All Soccer News

Recent Transfer News Articles

  • Blind to Man Utd? Manquillo to Liverpool FC? Cavani to quit PSG? Wednesday's transfer round-up

    Wednesday's round up of the top transfer stories from the past 24 hours......

  • Liverpool FC want Man Utd target Arturo Vidal - report

    Liverpool are reportedly ready to join Manchester United in the race to sign Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal....

  • Liverpool FC to win race to sign Arsenal FC target Javier Manquillo - report

    Liverpool are reportedly closing in on the signing of Atletico Madrid left-back Javier Manquillo....

  • Jurgen Klopp: Man Utd target Mats Hummels not for sale

    Manchester United to forget about trying to sign Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels this summer....

  • Southampton FC claim Liverpool FC yet to table Dejan Lovren bid

    Ronald Koeman insists Southampton have yet to receive an official bid from Liverpool for Dejan Lovren....

  • Arsenal FC, Liverpool FC target Serge Aurier set for PSG move

    Toulouse defender Serge Aurier, who has been linked with Arsenal as well as Liverpool, is closing in on a move to Paris Saint-Germain....

  • Chelsea FC, Real Madrid CF target Radamel Falcao to stay at AS Monaco this season

    Radamel Falcao, who has been linked with the likes of Chelsea and more recently Real Madrid, has ruled out a summer move away from Monaco....

  • James Rodriguez joins Real Madrid CF in €70m deal

    Real Madrid have completed the signing of James Rodriguez from Monaco....

  • Man Utd target Edinson Cavani to quit PSG this summer - report

    Edinson Cavani, who has been linked with a move to Manchester United, is reportedly ready to quit Paris Saint-Germain....

More Stories

Recent Articles

  • Vidal to Liverpool FC? Varane to Chelsea FC? Isco to Man City? Thursday's back pages

    The top stories making Thursday's back pages in the UK......

  • Man Utd target Ricardo Rodriguez rules out summer transfer

    Wolfsburg defender Ricardo Rodriguez has played down talk of a summer transfer to Manchester United....

  • Middlesex vs Surrey - Live Stream and T20 Blast Match Preview

    Middlesex vs Surrey takes place tonight in the Natwest T20 Blast....

  • Liverpool FC striker Fabio Borini injured during 1-0 defeat to AS Roma

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is confident Fabio Borini's shoulder injury won’t result in a lengthy spell on the sidelines....

  • LA Galaxy 0-7 Man Utd - 3-5-2 formation successful as Louis van Gaal makes winning start

    Manchester United's new manager Louis van Gaal made a winning start as Wayne Rooney scored twice in a 7-0 win over LA Galaxy on Wednesday night....

  • Liverpool FC future is 'exciting' despite Luis Suarez sale - Brendan Rodgers

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is optimistic about the club’s future despite the sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona this summer....

  • Chelsea FC to keep Thibaut Courtois and Petr Cech - Jose Mourinho

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho insists he has no plans to part company with either Petr Cech or Thibaut Courtois....

  • Arsenal FC target Sami Khedira urged to sign for Gunners

    Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski has urged Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira to join him at Emirates Stadium this summer....

  • Man Utd to make new signings as Louis van Gaal given money to spend

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal will be given a healthy war chest to mount a challenge for the Premier League title this season, according to executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward....

More Stories

Latest News



Share this with your friends

To:
From:
Your comments:

David Villa wants to join Arsenal FC this summer - report

David Villa reportedly wants to leave Barcelona and join Arsenal at the end of the season.

Read more »

Log In or Sign up

Facebook User?

You can use your facebook account to sign up with Live streaming sport.

Connect with facebook
Remember me.
Did you forget your password?