Barcelona president Rosell confident keeping Villa, Valdes

Barcelona president Sandro Rosell insists David Villa and Victor Valdes will stay. Rosell is confident Valdes in particular will remain at the Nou Camp for a long time to come.

Barcelona president Sandro Rosell insists David Villa and Victor Valdes will stay.

Rosell is confident Valdes in particular will remain at the Nou Camp for a long time to come.

"I don't think it's true that he has decided not to renew. I think he will be another of the homegrown batch who will end his career at the club," said Rosell speaking to RAC1 and quoted in Marca.

"That's what I believe and that's my dream but I know he has to share the dream. I'm not looking for any alternatives."

Villa has struggled to retain a place in Barca's starting XI since breaking his leg in a Club World Cup match in December 2011, an injury that left him on the sidelines for eight months.

"Villa will not leave. But coming back from a serious injury to play in this team is not easy," added Rosell.

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