Man Utd boss Ferguson: We tried for Barcelona striker Villa

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson admits he considered signing Barcelona striker David Villa.

Ferguson admits he's been frustrated by the inflated summer market so far.

"We've looked at a few options," said Ferguson. "We did consider David Villa but he was always going to Barcelona (from Valencia). I just don't believe there is value out there at the moment.

"I'm very happy with the strength of our squad as it is."

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