David Villa ready to make an impact for Atletico Madrid

Villa ready to make impact for Atletico
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David Villa admits that he is ready to make an impact for his new club Atletico Madrid after scoring his first goal in a pre-season friendly.

David Villa has said that he is ready to make an impact for his new club Atletico Madrid after scoring his first goal in a pre-season friendly.

Villa joined the Madrid side from Barcelona in July and opened his account for the side on Saturday, scoring the opener in the 2-0 win over Deportiva Las Palmas.

Atletico start their La Liga campaign against Sevilla next Sunday and the 31-year-old has revealed that he is full of confidence after grabbing his first goal in the club's colours.

"For a striker the most important thing is to score goals and it is important scoring a goal on your debut," Villa told reporters. "I am very happy because we worked hard this preseason.

"After the training all this week I am getting better and I'm very happy and very pleased that everything is going well.

"Slowly I'm getting used to the team and it is a very clear system and it has been good to play these minutes with my teammates. Now I must keep working. The work in pre-season has been very good and I feel good physically."

Villa is Spain's all-time top goalscorer, having scored 56 goals in 92 appearances since making his debut in 2005.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona24195062115162
2Atletico MadridAtletico2416713692755
3Valencia24144647281946
4Real Madrid23136455262945
5Sevilla2412393135-439
6Villarreal2411583529638
7EibarEibar2410593236-435
8GironaGirona249783430434
9Celta Vigo249694134733
10Real Betis24103114150-933
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14Athletic Bilbao2461082427-328
15AlavesAlaves2491142233-1128
16Espanyol246992232-1027
17Levante24311102138-1720
18Las PalmasLas Palmas2453161852-3418
19Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo2445152453-2917
20Malaga2434171538-2313
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