Ok, first off… a summer exodus: Click Here
www.guardian.co.uk say that Villa DO NOT want Spurs striker Robbie Keane due to his age and the amount of ‘stars` we already have with no sell-on fee. Good, we need to build for the future.
The report also claims that Gerard Houllier is sitting down with Randy Lerner today to talk over January transfer window plans and says there has been a shift in policy with Villa looking at ‘promising young talent` rather than older players in the ‘twilight` of their careers.
Richard Dunne now fourth choice? If so, will he be looking to move? I`d have thought so?! Richard Dunne And Dusted At Villa?
The Sun repeat the reports from the last few days that Steve Sidwell is in advanced talks with West Ham.
The Daily Mail say that Newcastle midfielder (apparently in fantastic form this season according to the report) could be available for just £1.5million as he only has 18 months left on his contract. The report also says the Club are wary of a fan backlash
Ashley Young fit again and not for sale: Click Here
John Furious, oh no, sorry, he`s calmed down now, John Cross at www.mirrorfootball.co.uk says Fulham manager Mark Hughes wants Stephen Ireland.
Other Ireland links
Stephen Ireland considering his future: Click Here
Stephen Ireland off to Stoke on loan? Click Here
Stephen Ireland to Everton. Click Here
Stephen Ireland told he can leave/has put in transfer request: Click Here
Stephen Ireland attracting interest from Everton, West Ham and Fulham. Click Here
Iain Macfarlane of ://www.dailyexpress.co.uk reports that Villa are no longer interested in Rangers keeper Allan McGregor because he is only 6ft tall! Villa have been linked with a £7million move and had been watched by Gary McAllister and our new goalkeeping coach Rafael Gonzalez.
Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor Click Here
The Daily Express now claim our target has shifted to Borussia Dortmund keeper Roman Weidenfeller as reported on Vital Villa not long back: Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller What Have The Roman`s Ever Done For Us?
Curtis Davies is looking at options for a permanent move away from Villa. The Guardian quote the defenders representative Phil Sproson ‘It’s no secret Villa have made it quite clear Curtis is available. There is an agreement in terms of the price, which is very competitive given his quality and experience. We are considering a couple of options, including going overseas.’