Date: 19th March 2008 at 11:24am
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Yesterday it was reported that Villa had made a £6million bid for Porto right-back Jose Bosingwa .

However Martin O’Neill has rubbished the quotes from Porto president Pinto da Costa on avfc.co.uk saying:

‘We have made no bid whatsoever. It’s not true. That doesn’t mean we’re not interested in players. I know this story is definitely a regurgitation because no one from Villa has spoken to anyone from Porto in the last nine months.’

Adding: ‘This is a categorical denial from me; it’s as simple as that because we haven’t spoken to anyone.’

So there….!

Suppose we are going to get more and more of this as we approach the next transfer window, lets just hope we don’t get the same quotes from the club and manager about going for top players, would be much nicer to just see the action, or have I got my grumpy pants on today?!