Date: 9th July 2012 at 10:30am
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Setanta are linking Villa to Rennes midfielder Tongo Doumbia.

His agent has confirmed that he is talks to move to the Premier League and Villa are thought to be interested. Either that or the agent is trying to talk up a move for his player?

Tongo told Le 10 Sport: ‘My agent is taking care of that – it is nice but a transfer requires all parties agreeing to it and now we are talking with Rennes. And this is not that I don’t want to play with Rennes but this is the Premier League, it is a league that really attracts me. I think I have a playing style suited to the Premier League.”

Do we need another midfielder?

Wiki: en.wikipedia.org

Meanwhile, on twitter, Mat Kendrick @MatKendrick has dismissed a rumour:

“For all those asking, I’m told there’s no truth in rumours that Rennes attacking midfielder Yacine Brahimi is joining Villa.”

A few whispers online that we are still after Leeds skipper Robert Snodgrass. Ken Bates liked doing business with us over Fabian Delph if that helps!!!

Snodgrass wasn`t impressed at the end of last season with the promises of promotion etc, so might be looking to move: www.dailymail.co.uk

Wiki: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Snodgrass

Young, hungry, can play as a winger or striker, has 35 goals in 168

He has been linked before this summer: Four Players Linked! AVFC Press Transfer Talk

Leeds official site player profile: Click Here