Valencia ace Villa prefers Man Utd over Chelsea

Valencia ace David Villa wants a move to Manchester United.

Valencia ace David Villa wants a move to Manchester United.

The Mirror says Chelsea will make a £33million bid for Valencia's super Spanish striker David Villa - but he would rather go to rivals Manchester United.

Roman Abramovich has approved a mega bid for the hitman who will be sold by his hard-up club in the next transfer window, and a top agent has been brought in to do the deal.

The Stamford Bridge outfit are planning the raid and hope to have their transfer ban lifted or suspended to let them bring the superstar to London at the second attempt.

However, the Villa camp have revealed that they have already turned down Chelsea once - in the last window - and the player would still prefer to go to United.

A source close to the star said: "David was approached about the Chelsea move in the summer but did not fancy it. He was not sure how often he would play or whether they played his style.

"Manchester United is his first choice in England, but there is a problem with that because of the price and his age. If it can be agreed with Valencia he would sooner go to Old Trafford."