Football

David Villa agrees transfer to New York City FC

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Spanish striker David Villa has agreed a move to upcoming Major League Soccer outfit New York City FC. The media is abuzz with the news  after Spanish radio station Cadena Cope said that the US club have offered the Atletico de Madrid player a huge deal.

The deal is believed to be worth as much as the present one Villa has with Atletico de Madrid and is for 3 years. Villa has been an integral part of the La Liga winners this season scoring a commendable 13 goals from 36 games.

Earning his name at Valencia and impressing at the 2010 world cup, the Spanish striker soon moved to Barcelona and is currently at Atletico. His career is accoladed with a plethora of trophies and medals.

Founded in 2013, New York City FC are a new MLS club set to start playing in 2015. As such, it is yet ambiguous as to whether Villa will join the club now or later. The club is owned jointly by New York Yankees and Manchester City. His name seems to be the latest to join the expanding list of stars to depart Atletico Madrid.

Villa’s contract lasts till June 30, 2015 and he is apparently looking for an early release.
Meanwhile reports have also emerged of New York City FC looking to the likes of Barcelona man Xavi Hernandez in an attempt to form a formidable team.

Write for GiveMeSport! Sign-up to the GMS Writing Academy here: http://gms.to/1a2u3KU

DISCLAIMER: This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
MLS
Football

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again