David Villa believes Valencia have a ‘slight edge’ over Barcelona before the two go head-to-head in Sunday night’s top-of-the-table La Liga clash.
The Spain international’s distinguished playing career took in spells at both clubs, but he believes that despite trailing by four points, home advantage is key for Los Che.
“I believe Valencia have a small advantage for the match,” Villa told Valencia CF radio.
“Being at home, in the Mestalla, is a massive factor anytime the club play and I believe this gives them a slight edge.
“At this moment in time, these two teams are the best in Spain and that’s not only based on their league positions but also what they have shown so far in their matches this season.
“This will be a great game between two sides at a very high level who should both be fearful of each other.
“I hope the best team wins, I have a lot of love for my old clubs.”