David Villa Sánchez, aka Villa (born December 3, 1981 in Langreo,
Asturias, Spain) is an Spanish football player, who currently
plays for Valencia CF of the Spanish La Liga. His usual
positions are Striker and centre forward.
He started his career in UP Langreo in 1991. In 1999 he signed
for Sporting de Gijón until he was signed in La Liga by Real
Zaragoza in 2003. In 2005 he arrived in Valencia to play for
Valencia CF. From the beginning of the 2005/2006 season to
January 14, he scored 11 goals in La Liga.
He was linked with an expensive move to Premiership side
Liverpool F.C., but Liverpool were unable to secure his services.
However, a move to the English Premiership is still a
possibility for him as Aston Villa F.C.'s rumoured takover bid
by an Irish consortium includes financing a deal to bring him to