Club reach deal in principal to sell David Villa to Atletico Madrid
FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid have reached an agreement in principle for the transfer of David Villa.
The deal is set to bring Barca a maximum of 5.1 million Euros, with 2.1 due this season, 2 more if Villa stays at Atletico next year and another million should he be at the Madrid club the season after. Barca also reserve the right to 50% of any sell on fee in the future.
Villa, who joined Barca in the summer of 2010, has played 119 times for the Club, scoring 48 goals: 33 in the Spanish League, 8 in the Champions League, 6 in the Spanish Cup and 1 in the Spanish Super Cup.
One of Villa’s first games with his new club could be against Barca in this season’s Spanish Super Cup between last season’s league and cup winners.