English snubbed again as Villa prefers Barça
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Begiristain is believed to have met Villa – and his agent, Jose Luis Tamargo – in his home region of Asturias this week to discuss a potential move to the Camp Nou.
“We are going for everything,” Begiristain told Catalan newspaper Mundo Deportivo. "We will do everything that we can to ensure that you play for us next season."
Villa, aged 27, has scored 87 times in 129 outings for Los Che.