Barcelona chief Zubizarreta quiet on buying Villa replacement in January

Barcelona sports chief Andoni Zubizarreta is reluctant to discuss buying a striker next month following David Villa's season-ending leg break.

Barcelona sports chief Andoni Zubizarreta is reluctant to discuss buying a striker next month following David Villa's season-ending leg break.

Zubi was being coy after their Club World Cup win over Al Sadd.

"We will wait for what the doctors have to say," he said. "Further medical tests will have to be made to know his recovery time.

"Replacement for Villa? The most important thing now is the player's health, everything else comes after."

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