Date: 25th June 2010 at 2:49pm
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Interesting debate going on in the forum (Click Here) and as it is all quiet on the news front at the moment, I thought I would open it up for the front page:

Been arguing / debating with Fieldy by email …

Have Villa ever bought a ‘wow’ signing?

I would say Collymore was the closest? (It didn’t work out, baggage that followed spoilt it, but many were very excited at his potential and his reputation, it wasn’t a cheap signing and should have been perfect)

Deano ended up a great signing, not sure it was a ‘wow’ at the time.

Merse the same, great signing but didn’t wow us when announced? Ginola was 3 or 4 seasons too late as was Kevin Phillips.

So, not sure we have ever really had a history of ‘wow’ but many have become heroes.

Still say it is time and we could attract a wow or two… not the top top ones due to no CL and even then, maybe not because of wages but can’t see why we can’t get the top second tier, Forlan’s etc of the world?

Any that would ‘realistically’ wow you?!

(And this isn’t a manager debate, it is arguable as to whether that is MON’s way, so lets let up on that eh?!)

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