Villa confident Liverpool’s Torres will not join Man City

Barcelona recruit David Villa is confident his Spain teammate Fernando Torres will not leave Liverpool for Manchester City.

Torres has been heavily linked with an Anfield departure this summer but Villa is adamant that his World Cup-winning buddy is not driven by money and expects him not to join City.

“I am not sure where his future lies – but he knows like me he must win trophies at club level,” Villa said.

“He isn’t money-focused so he would never join Manchester City.

“But sure, Barcelona and Chelsea would be real options for him. He has proven he can score goals in England and Chelsea are the number one team there at the moment, so I suppose it’s the option that makes the most sense.”

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