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.
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