Tuesday, 4 June 2013

David villa to stay at Barcelona
David Villa has dealt Arsenal and Tottenham a blow by saying that he is likely to stay in Spain next season despite the arrival of Neymar.'I have a contract with Barca,' Villa said. 'And I’ve always said that I’m very happy here.'Villa has been regularly linked with a move away from the Nou Camp in recent months and several Barclays Premier League clubs have picked him Spain's record goalscorer as a potential signing.

At home: Barcelona striker David Villa says he wants to stay in Spain next season
The 31-year-old, who has been in and out of Barca’s starting line-up this season after returning from a broken leg, admits he has plenty to ponder regarding his club future but is putting everything on the backburner while he concentrates on international duty.Villa is part of Spain’s 23-man squad for the Confederations Cup, which runs from June 15-30.He said in the Spanish press: 'I always try to think of the present. I will go to the Confederations Cup and try to play a good role there.'We’ll need to analyse many things during the summer and then we’ll see. Right now I’m not thinking about anything else than playing football.'
Benched? With the arrival of Neymar, Villa may not have as much game time as before