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From Zero To The San Siro?

It had to happen, as soon as a few words are uttered by the manager about a player and his future, a link appears for the players exit.

In this case Czech Republic international Milan Baros apparently being linked to AC Milan 'According to reports in Italy'.

I've not seen the reports and to be fair this comes from Fansfc who do tend to use the more outlandish links!

They say that their manager Carlo Ancelotti is looking at making a move of around 6million for the former Liverpool striker who to be fair has never really looked like settling at Aston Villa.

I'm sure if a 6million bid came in we'd snap their hands off and that if the chance to play at the San Siro came along Baros would be off, but..........?

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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday November 16 2006

Time: 12:09PM

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I wouldve thought that AC Milan would go for players a little more consistant than Baros
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16/11/2006 12:16:00

You get the impression that MON doesn't really like him, which is a shame because he's a world class player IMO. I think he'll be gone in January and 6 million would be a fair price
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16/11/2006 12:19:00

just get the feeling if he gets the right sort of supply he'd bang them in but I'm not sure we will play to his strengths, he also doesn't look totally up for it, although that could just be confidence.
The Fear
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16/11/2006 12:26:00

I agree with Fear! I think he is a class player but whether he fits into O'Neill's style of play is something I have not yet been convinced about. Some people are saying he is low on confidence, which is probably true, but sometimes I feel he has no interest and that could be the factor that see's him leave Villa Park. If he does he will leave the Premiership for good.
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16/11/2006 12:45:00

I dont think Baros si short of confidence, he just doesnt want to play for us, he's lazy, ship him out and go for Alan Smith
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16/11/2006 12:49:00

World class but not willing to show it for Villa is my opinion, so he might aswell go.
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16/11/2006 12:55:00

If he does go, I am sure that we can get more than 7 million for him. I think his contract stipulates this?? However despite the ups and downs, the two goals he scored against the dildo sales men from Somali Heath, that effectively sent them down will always live long in the memory. Remember back to that game ..... how loud did you cheer, how high did you jump and how did you feel when you saw him thump the ball into the back of Taylors net? Happy days. UTV
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16/11/2006 13:05:00

He has a release clause of 17 million I think at which point we would HAVE to sell him. Personally I think MON would accept 5mill.
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16/11/2006 13:17:00

His body language shows that he doesn't want to play for the Villa. If the recent events at Villa and a new motivational manager in MON can't get him playing like the rest of the squad then he should go and we should invest in someone who wants to put 100% in week in week out. Maybe the service from midfield is lacking our front men but his performances for his country are much more inspirational than for the Villa. Lets hope he does either hit some form or start showing more commitment but until then MON should be looking at other options.
Hoss The Villain
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16/11/2006 13:23:00

If you don't start performing I'm going to sell you to AC Milan! that's one hell of a threat.
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16/11/2006 14:00:00

We've never seen the best of Baros. I fear the problem is we never will see the best of Baros. He just doesn't seem passionate about Villa. Shame. Sell him on. Buy a more interested forward.
The Usual Suspect
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16/11/2006 14:11:00

sell him - just another savo - loads of ability just no passion
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16/11/2006 14:29:00

At 16th place in Serie A must be a great prospect.
Hoss The Villain
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16/11/2006 14:35:00

If you have 30,000 grand a week burning a hole in your pocket, Milan seems a little more enticing than Broad Street. In football terms having unlimited devotion rolling off the Holte End must be more exciting than having fireworks aimed at your head in the San Siro. UTV
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16/11/2006 16:15:00

Baros is rapid, he was brilliant when fit last year playing as a main striker. Yes he is a bit of a pre madonna but if were going to sign euro superstars and not just hard working grafters I think we may see some more of that type of arrogance at VP. All he needs is a ball into his feet around the last third and he will get us goals im sure of it.
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16/11/2006 16:41:00

Tylervilla is back from the golf course just before it goes dark...
Hoss The Villain
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16/11/2006 16:47:00

Well spotted Hoss!! FOURRR!
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16/11/2006 16:58:00

Such a move (to the San Siro or similar) is probably what he both wants and needs. Wish he'd prove us all wrong though and start doing the business here at Villa Park, but if his heart isn't in it, as many suggest, then its just not going to happen.
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16/11/2006 16:58:00

Hey Tyls. How about giving out your phone number? Then if Baros does score, we can give you a call and let you know.
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16/11/2006 17:00:00

Maybe he's just finished a round with Milan as he does seem to know that Baros is good with the ball around his feet.
Hoss The Villain
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16/11/2006 17:05:00

If Martin O'neill can't motivate him no-one can - Get rid!!!
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16/11/2006 18:07:00

We have not had much luck with players from eastern Europe / the Baltic's, We have more luck with the skandinavias, allback was considered a failure by some but he saved us from relegation a few seasons back, good honest players they never moan don't cheat and give their all for the club. I say more vikings please.
chris the villan
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16/11/2006 20:04:00

Tyls is your favorite bird of prey an eagle. Sorry mate couldn't resist that one.
chris the villan
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16/11/2006 20:11:00

tylergolf. There is no need for that from Chris. But can I ask if 'The Birdie song' is your all time favourite?
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16/11/2006 23:51:00

Do a trade for Kaka - GONNA HAPPEN BUT
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17/11/2006 02:49:00

Apparently Kaka is going to concentrate on marrying Ulrika Johnson. After the wedding she will be known as Ulrikakakakakaka!
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17/11/2006 09:24:00

Baros is not a thoroughly world class player, he's Darius Vassell in disguise, but was given world class service from midfield for one tournament a few years back. Even DV has a good goals ratio at international level. To be world class you need to know about movement, about teamwork especially and about putting in the effort even when it's not going for you. Pace and the ability to finish (when you've got a bit of confidence) does not make a world class player, and to an extent, doesn't make you top flight, it just means you're a more polished ade akinbye. If anybody'll give us 5 or 6 million, then we should bite their arm off.
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17/11/2006 10:40:00

seems out of sorts and favour to me...may as well get what you can and re-invest the millions to much better use....
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17/11/2006 11:20:00

Spain, Italy, France wherever. Its where he wants to be.
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17/03/2007 02:31:00


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