Date: 31st August 2012 at 12:05pm
Written by:

Mat Kendrick‏@MatKendrick

Christian Benteke deal could still happen, but stand off continuing right now and things would need to progress quickly

See: www.birminghammail.net

Mat Kendrick‏ ‏@MatKendrick
Bony no: Villa made a tentative enquiry for Vitesse’s Ivory Coast striker Wilfried Bony, but he won’t be boosting the skeletal strikeforce

James Nursey‏ ‏@JamesNursey
No sign of moves for outcasts Hutton or Warnock today yet. Saw them both training with #AVFC kids earlier!

Timothy Abraham‏ ‏@TimothyAbraham
On my way to @ExpressandStar offices – will update on my arrival. Jordan Bowery formal confirmation imminent.

Mat Kendrick‏‏@MatKendrick
Air Jordan: Paul Lambert happy to play Jordan Bowery in the Premier League straight away #avfcClick Here

Timothy Abraham‏ ‏@TimothyAbraham
Warnock and Hutton training WITH youngsters UNDER Cowans’ supervision that other tweet should’ve read.

Timothy Abraham‏ ‏@TimothyAbraham
No bids received for either Warnock or Hutton as things stand.

Timothy Abraham‏ ‏@TimothyAbraham
Just seen Vitesse Arnhem striker Wilfried Bony the latest striker linked with #AVFC with quotes from his agent in the Dutch media.

Clint Dempsey updates:

Timothy Abraham‏‏@TimothyAbraham
From what we gather at #AVFC there has been a move for Dempsey but the smart money would be on him going to #LFC

Mat Kendrick‏ ‏@MatKendrick
Walk on: Clint Dempsey holding out for Liverpool despite Villa agreeing a £7 million fee with Fulham #avfc #lfc #ffc

Mat Kendrick‏ ‏@MatKendrick
So it seems Clint Dempsey is holding out for Liverpool despite Villa and Fulham agreeing a fee #transferdeaddealday

BUT A GLIMMER OF HOPE?

Neil Moxley‏‏@Neil_Moxley_DM
DM’s chap in Liverpool, Mr Dominic King, tells me that the Reds are struggling for the cash to do Clint Dempsey….so….