Transfer news

Ferguson was interested in David Villa deal

July 4, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed he considered a move for David Villa before the World Cup's leading scorer joined Barcelona prior to the start of the tournament.

Villa has arguably been the player of the World Cup so far and his fifth goal of the tournament took Spain into the semi-finals at the expense of Paraguay on Saturday night.

The striker flourished into one of the world's finest finishers at Valencia but on May 19 joined Spanish champions Barcelona in a £35 million deal.
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