Man City chief Txiki fancies pouncing for Barcelona striker Villa

Unsettled Barcelona striker David Villa is wanted by Manchester City.

Unsettled Barcelona striker David Villa is wanted by Manchester City.

The People says Sergio Aguero could be on his way out of the Etihad – with Barcelona star Villa ­already being lined up as a mega-money replacement.

It is understood that City sporting director Txiki Begiristain and chief executive Ferran Soriano – with their strong Barca links – have ­identified Villa as a potential transfer target.

The Spaniard – a World Cup and European Championship winner – is said to be assessing his future at the Nou Camp following manager Pep Guardiola’s departure in the summer.

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