AVB close to convincing Villa about Tottenham move

Tottenham are making a surprise move for Barcelona striker David Villa.

Cadena SER says Villa is set to move to London this summer, though his destination will be Spurs and not long-term suitors Arsenal.

Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas has held direct talks with Villa and convinced him about their ambitions. The prospect of playing with Gareth Bale also excites El Guaje.

The striker has endured a difficult campaign this season at Barca, having clashed with star man Lionel Messi and losing his first-choice status.

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