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Striker is Arsenal’s in the summer…for £17m

Date: 15th February 2013 at 4:45 pm
Written by: | Comments (4)

davidvilla.jpgIt is back – here at the Football Transfer Tavern we knew that it would not take long for the David Villa stories to re-emerge and courtesy of talkSPORT they most certainly have.

Nobody can deny Villa’s goal scoring prowess and even when he is in and out of the Barcelona side he still manages to net goals. One thing that is for sure is the Spanish international is not getting the rub of the green at the club. After getting himself back into the starting line up, Villa promptly had to check into hospital with kidney stones further damaging his chances of a starting berth.

After the point blank resistance from Barcelona when it came to selling Villa this winter, it has now been claimed that the club will let him leave in the summer – for £17 million. Considering the forward’s contract expires the summer after and the fact he is hardly a spring chicken to say the least, the price tag seems quite steep on first glance.

Of course the front runners for Villa all along have been Arsenal and they still hold a strong interest in the player – but the question over Arsene Wenger spending such a large amount of cash remains.

Villa of course would bring experience to the side, not to mention goals and given the ever growing competitive nature of the Premier League and the battle for the top four – not to mention actual trophies, a player of Villa’s quality is sorely needed at the Emirates Stadium.

Do you think £17m is too much for someone who will be a 32 year old by the summer? Let us know your thoughts below.

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4 thoughts on “Striker is Arsenal’s in the summer…for £17m

  • Pjgooner
    2 years ago

    Way to expensive for a 32 year old!!! We let pores go when he was 30 because he wanted a 2 year contract!!!!!

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  • Pjgooner
    2 years ago

    Pires!! Lol, auto spell hey

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  • demongooner
    2 years ago

    god you so late with this story and every body and i mean everybody but you it seems , know we won’t spend 17million on a 32 yearold fgs ,please only report real and interesting news

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  • GoonerSays
    2 years ago

    Nonsense!

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