Vissel Kobe confirmed David Villa’s transfer
Japanese club Vissel Kobe announced the Spanish striker David Villa’s transfer via the club’s official Twitter account.
Welcome to David Villa!
David #Villa, FW player, to Join #Vissel Kobe from New York City FC on a permanent deal!https://t.co/zDZjNhlNfB#visselkobe pic.twitter.com/jxDW3vRiF7
— ヴィッセル神戸 (@vissel_kobe) December 1, 2018
The Spaniard will join the new club on January 1, 2019, when the contract with American New York City expires.
Terms of the agreement between the forward and the club weren’t disclosed. It is only known that he will join the team in a free agent status.
Recall, such famous players as Spanish midfielder Andres Iniesta and German striker Lucas Podolski are playing for Vissel Kobe.
36-year-old Villa played for Sporting, Real Zaragoza, Valencia, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Melbourne City. He played 98 matches for the Spain national team and scored 59 goals, which makes him the best goal-scorer in the team. Moreover, David is three-time champion of Spain, the winner of Champions League, World Cup and European championship.
(Reporting by Kovtunov Ilya, editing by Ponomarenko Valeriia)