Bit of a strange on this.
Is Darren Bent saying that Villa need to spend and bring in more strikers or is he just answering a press man asking what he thinks of the players we`ve been linked to?
Usually a player will say it is up to the manager and leave it at that, but Bent told Sky Sports that he would welcome the competition.
He points out ‘We’ve still got some fantastic strikers at the club. Gabby is injured, Weimann came in did and really well, Nathan Delfouneso looks like he’s ready to peak and it’s his time.”
But adds if Paul Lambert does bring anyone else in, it will only go to help AVFC.
‘Defoe is a top international striker. He’s a great finisher, he can score goals and make goals for himself. He’d be a fantastic addition. I’ve played with Kenywyne Jones before and he’s a fantastic striker on his day. He’s up there with the best of them. If we can get any of them two as well, it’s going to be a welcome addition to the football club. I’ve played with both as well, that always helps. So I’m sure the manager has got someone in mind.’
For me Defoe would be fantastic, BUT he isn`t available now is he? Spurs seem to be using him, if Appy Arry had stayed we might have been able to grab him but not now?
Striker links so far….
My info says we`ve never at any point been interested in Andy Carroll:
Andy Carroll from Liverpool: Lambert Admits He’d Like England Striker
Andy Caroll not available on loan: Ooh Ahh Ron Vlaar?! + Andy Carroll Update
NO To Owen. NO To Carroll. Bye Bye Collins!
Newcastle`s Danny Simpson: Click Here James Nursey on twitter: @JamesNursey other #AVFC goss, is forget any chat of Villa signing Danny Simpson from #NUFC. It’s rubbish. Lowton will be Villa’s right back 31 year old Norwich striker Grant Holt: Click Here. Maybe not Holt: Lambert Looking For 5 Players With £20m Funds?
Grant Holt again: Allan Evans Says Yes To Holte But KEEP Bent! and… Holt would cost £6million: Click Here and again Click Here
23-year-old Senegal striker Ibrahima Balde: Click Here
Burnley striker Jay Rodriguez: Click Here
Stoke striker Kenwyne Jones: Kenwyne Jones Interesting Villa?
Michael Owen: The Obligatory Annual Michael Owen To Villa Link! Lambert has said no: NO To Owen. NO To Carroll. Bye Bye Collins! Russian striker Pavel Pogrebnyak: Click Here and Russian Striker Linked Again + Bordeaux Striker! Went to Reading
Wolves striker Steven Fletcher linked: Click Here
No bid for Steven Fletcher: Aston Villa TRANSFER Talk Hots Up!
Bordeaux striker Yoan Gouffran: Russian Striker Linked Again + Bordeaux Striker!
Darren Bent After Striker Competition!?
Bit of a strange on this.