David Villa's injury blow for Barca, Spain

Updated: December 15, 2011, 3:57 PM ET
By Michael Cox | Special to ESPN.com

After a week when David Villa found himself constantly linked with a move away from Barcelona in the upcoming January transfer window, the speculation can finally stop. No one wanted it to happen this way, though.

Spain's record goal scorer broke his left tibia during Barcelona's easy win over Al-Sadd in the Club World Cup semifinal Thursday. He faces around six months on the sidelines.

Villa has had to cope with a supporting role at Barca this season. He has ...

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