Chelsea set to miss out on Valencia's Villa
Chelsea's Spanish scout, Juan Cruz Sol, met with Los Che president Manuel Llorente on Thursday and said after the meeting to Valencian newspaper Levante: "Chelsea made an important offer for him (Villa).
"The purpose of the meeting was to have some contact and know with certainty what Villa's situation is.
"Now we have clear ideas and we know that to expect."
He told regional newspaper Las Provincias: "Yes, we have an offer for Villa but not from Spain."