Oh come on Glen Roeder, be fair, let us have James Milner permanently. Would it help if we all said pretty please?
Glenda, the new Newcastle United boss, who has been given special dispensation to manage despite not being qualified - and other managers being forced to have the qualification - ramble, ramble, have said that the Magpies are in no rush to make a decision on Milner who enjoyed a successful season on-loan at Villa.
He said: 'James Milner has had a very good season at Villa and has impressed David O'Leary. But I will be sitting down with the chairman at the end of the week to discuss the whole squad, and that will include discussing James' future. We don't have to rush into making a decision.'
Music to Doug's ears. Don't worry Doug, you can put away the cheque book now dear.
Aston Villa have six players away with their countries in the October international window.
Midfielder Jordan Veretout hasn't just had to adjust to life in a new country, at a new club and with a new language, there was also the small matter...
Err. The Vital Villa man of the match v Stoke City...
Manager Tim Sherwood has given his normal Monday briefing, and goalkeeper Brad Guzan has also given his thoughts as frustration reigns.
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