Date: 7th December 2012 at 12:21pm
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A very brief snippet in The Sun today says that Villa are looking at 29-year-old Ghana midfielder Derek Boateng.

He currently plays for Ukrainian side Dnipro.

The report suggests that Paul Lambert is looking for a little bit of experience to help the young squad.

What a novel idea (sarcasm is the lowest form of wit Fear)

Nah, it is the next stage isn`t it? Even the odd loan or two (which I know, I always say I`m not a big fan of… I don`t think any Premiership club should be allowed to use the loan system apart from in extenuating circumstances, like when we got left with no keepers a few years back) to help the youthful squad when needed?

What I`d do to get Gareth Barry and James Milner back in this team. They would make such a difference.

I digress.

Wiki: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Derek_Boateng

He is also being linked with a £2million move to Fulham who apparently failed in a loan bid for him back in August.

Any experienced players, available (?) who you would like to see Villa go for?

January transfer window thread: Click Here

So Far We Have:

IN

Porto defender Abdoulaye Ba (link from a gossip type site so not done an article on the link!)

Brazilian being looked at: Click Here

Burnley striker Charlie Austin: Click Here

German goalie Felix Wiedwald: Click Here

Roma`s 17-year-old Serbian starlet Filip JankovicTransfer Speculation Starts To Hot Up

James Chester from Hull: Lambert Talks About January Plans

23-year-old American international Jozy Altidore from AZ Alkmaar: Click Here

France U21 left-back Massadio Haidara: Click Here

Hannover 96 striker Mame Biram Diouf: Click Here

27 year old winger Modou Sougou from FC Cluj: Click Here

23-year-old Saint-Etienne striker Pierre Aubameyang: Click Here

21-year-old Maribor striker Robert Beric. See: Click Here

Stewart Downing back as part of a deal for Liverpool to get Bent: Aston Villa Press Transfer Talk Round-Up

Bordeaux midfielder Yoan Gouffran: Click Here

OUT

Darren Bent to QPR or Liverpool: Click Here and again: Bent’s Time Up At Villa?

Darren Bent to Fulham: Bent Shows Top Class + Linked To Fulham

Darren Bent loan to Liverpool: Click Here and again to QPR: QPR’s Arry Ready To Take Bent? Would You Sell Him? And Bent up for sale for £18m: Bent Put Up For Sale?