Date: 19th July 2017 at 3:26pm
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Unoial Villa News…

Brought in to make Gabby look prolific? Not totally sure we need another striker but according to The Birmingham Mail we are interested in 28-year-old PAOK striker Stefanos Athansiadis. The report doesn`t sound that promising if I`m honest… and though his goals to games ratio across that period of time is encouraging, he failed to score a single league goal last season. We have Gabby for that sort of form don`t we? His goal ratio according to this is 1 in 3. Read more: Striker Who Scored Zero Goals Last Year Linked To AVFC

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The ongoing speculation linking Tommy Elphick with a move across the City doesn’t seem to be slowing down and now Sunderland have entered the mix. The 29 year old arrived from Bournemouth last summer and took the captain’s armband but lost his place and the skipper honour that moved onto James Chester. Read more: Elphick Linked To Birmingham & Sunderland

Ahmed Elmohamady linked to Aston Villa: Aston Villa Agree Fee For Hull City’s Egyptian International

A very mixed reaction to the Elmo link: Click Here

It was being reported over the weekend that Jordan Amavi’s frustration with Sevilla for their failed medical claim had not subsided yet. L’Equipe were reporting that such was Amavi’s, and Aston Villa’s annoyance, with Sevilla’s actions that the player had this week undergone two separate specialist medicals on his knee which concluded there was nothing wrong with him following his knee injury a couple of years ago, and Amavi has now requested the full medical report from Sevilla. Having taken to the pitch earlier last week in our opening split friendly with Telford, Amavi had his own message for Sevilla. Read more: Amavi Takes Sevilla To Task – Liverpool Linked

Ross The Gate linked with a move to Sunderland.

As expected, John Terry has been named as Villa captain. Very harsh on James Chester.

Aston Villa have announced this evening that midfielder Carles Gil has returned to Deportivo La Coruna on a season long loan spell. He will rejoin former West Bromwich Albion head coach Pepe Mel for a second season having been with them in the 2016/17 campaign. Read more: Click Here . Can`t believe we can`t get a fee for him to be honest.

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Thought for the day: I’ve booked a table for me and the wife at an Elvis Presley themed restaurant. It’s for people who love meat tender.

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