Date: 26th May 2006 at 1:30pm
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What do you get if you procrastinate too long?


Villa now face competition from fellow Premiership teams Bolton and Wigan in the chase for James Milner’s signature.

The nippy winger who was on loan at Villa all last season, has stated he would like to stay at Villa and David O’Leary is convinced the young player is desperate to play for ‘him’ but if Villa don’t put in a bid – and quick – they risk losing out.

Some reports also claim that Glenn Roeder might decide to keep the 20-year-old at Newcastle but has been told he also has to sell some players to fund new arrivals. Not quite sure why they would want to sell Milner mind you, seems a top prospect to me.

In our favour, with such a depleted squad, we can offer him first team football. On the downside, if we keep depleting the squad further, we could also be offering Championship football.


4 Replies to “What You Get If You Procrastinate?”

  • same old story, DOl goes on and on about getting a player (beattie, bellamy to name a few) then other clubs jump in, offer him a btter package and off they go
    Why the hell cant we get a bank loan then repay it when players leave?…No other clubs have su

  • We’ve still got the fact that he was happy at Villa and has said he would like to stay, but if they don’t bid, then we will lose him. Hopefully they will sort it, would like to see how he progresses over the next few years, he was good this season but st

  • as villa fans lets face it, there isnt going to be much good news this summer… god, these up and coming youth players had better be good!

  • Do we not have first refusal as part of his loan deal? Hope spurs get Downing cause then they will leave Barry alone(but then boro will come in for him AAAAggghhhh visious circle)

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