The rumor mill is being swirled up as the rumor going around that New York City FC captain David Villa will not be returning to the team next season.
David Villa, 36, joined the New York City FC since it’s inception as he was the first ever player signed to the team. In the four season’s spent with New York, Villa scored 77 total goals (5 assists). In 2018, Villa took a step back from his performance in 2017 where he scored 22 goals, he scored 14 goals in 2018 which is still the team’s leading scorer for the season.
Now at age 36, David Villa’s career is starting to slow down and he intends to play in 2019 but it will not be in the MLS with New York FC. We will continue to monitor this story.