Real Madrid president Florentino coy over Villa deal

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has declared he intends to sign Valencia striker David Villa.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has declared he intends to sign Valencia striker David Villa.

Perez told Telemadrid: "I have spoken to (new Valencia president) Manuel Llorente and we need time to see what the actual situation is at Valencia and what they are going to do.

"If they want to keep him (Villa) I think that would be a fitting decision and one I would respect."

Spanish sports daily Marca claims that a deal is in place for Real to sign Villa for around 37million euros (£32million).