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Top Ten: Bargain deals of the summer

David Villa is Spain's all-time record goalscorer. (©GettyImages)
David Villa is Spain's all-time record goalscorer. (©GettyImages).

1.David Villa (Barcelona to Atletico Madrid) - €5.1m

Undoubtedly the bargain among the 2013-14 summer signings, Atletico Madrid secured the services of David Villa in a deal which will set them back no more than €5.1million. 

One of the best striker in Spain over the years, Villa feels he can provide the goods to lead Atletico Madrid to challenge for the title with Barcelona and Real Madrid.

With the acquisition of Neymar, Barcelona deemed Villa surplus to requirements leading the player himself to opt for Madrid. Manager Diego Simeone has revealed he believes Villa is still the best in the country and can also become an influential figure to youngsters at the club.

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