Arsenal and Spurs target pleased to have ended drought

David Villa was delighted to score at the weekend, but insisted that his bad form was not a worry.

David Villa has claimed that his recent goal-drought for Atletico Madrid was not worrying him.

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The former Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur target ended his bad ways in front of goal in Week 10 with a double against Real Betis to contribute to his side’s 5-0 win: 'I’m happy, not only for the goals, but mainly for the team's victory and especially the good feeling,' considered Villa to reporters, as quoted by Football Espana, afterwards.

'Here I felt fine after suffering a long time in the field. I had to stop for a bit because of the ankle. When you have problems you are not at 100 per cent.

'At the end of the day I’ve stayed calm, because I’m beginning to feel good and I’ve recovered from the discomfort and I knew that sooner or later I would score goals. It is always important for a striker to help the team with goals but the team's victory is the most important.

'Diego Simeone’s support? From day one, even when I was not yet an Atleti player, he supported me to be here, he has wanted me to be here. I’m happy to have repaid some of that love with goals.'

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