Aston Villa - Villa miss-fit out on loan.
UK time is: 20:42:18
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Villa miss-fit out on loan.

Villa miss-fit Eric Djemba-Djemba has joined Burnley until the end of the season.

25-year-old Cameroon international Jumper Jumper, who moved from Manchester United after Sir Alex Ferguson spent a week on his prayer mat hoping someone would take him off his hands, could make his debut against Southampton tomorrow.

Clarets boss Steve Cotterill told their official site:

'We have signed Eric on loan until the end of the season. He has not played a lot of football, but obviously on the back of Micah Hyde leaving we had to move to do something. Eric has good pedigree and we are hoping that once we get him fit he will be a good addition to the squad for the rest of the season. It shows something about the boy's character that he is prepared to drop down from the Premiership to play for Burnley.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday January 12 2007

Time: 1:48PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
This panic buy typified the purchases made over the last few years (to try and placate the fans/manager). Although you could argue (like many before him) he was never given a big run in the team.
tarzan
Report Abuse
12/01/2007 14:39:00

nice to see he has found his level, you never know he might decide to get his match fitness back and fight for a place at Villa, we shall see
steff_the_villan
Report Abuse
12/01/2007 14:39:00

Eric has good pedigree, so doe's my Springer Spaniel, she is priceless unlike DJx2 who for 1.5 million has been the biggest waste of space Villa have ever had the misfortune to buy.
col8
Report Abuse
12/01/2007 16:27:00

MON is getting pretty ballsy sending all these guys out on loan with our already threadbare squad, but victory favors the brave. But the Djemba twins to Burnley??? I think that's the equivalent of MON saying to him, "Listen, I'm just sick of looking at you." Poor sod. I imagine it's only a loan deal because Burnley want to make sure they're not stuck with him. What a waste of a shirt. How many appearences did he put in for us? Four? Sigh.
505anthony
Report Abuse
12/01/2007 16:35:00

Maybe this loan move will be a severe wake up call for Mr Djemba-Djemba. If he indeed ever had 'it', he has certainly never shown 'it' at either Old Trafford or Villa Park, and I cant help but feel that the guy has a huge attitude problem, and believes himself to be a much greater talent than he really is. Burnley could prove to be a stepping stone to better things, or it could see him completely slip into oblivion. His choice, but he sure has totally wasted his opportunities to date.
glensider
Report Abuse
12/01/2007 18:47:00

The second worst signing in British football ever behind Balaban.
Pking
Report Abuse
12/01/2007 21:25:00

wierd story the djemba one. what happened? he didn't want to play for manure either. like steff the villan says, maybe this is his level, he can shine! yeeeesh....
leftfoot
Report Abuse
12/01/2007 21:59:00

What was O'dreary doing? Sir Alex Ferguson must have been pishing himself when we took this clown of his hands.
mackaavfc
Report Abuse
13/01/2007 10:17:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Villa To Raid Swindon? (Monday May 25 2015)

Gil's Goal Of The Season (Monday May 25 2015)

Given Doubtful For Arsenal (Monday May 25 2015)

Stats: Aston Villa v Burnley (Sunday May 24 2015)

A Brief Sherwood Round Up (Saturday May 23 2015)

Pre Burnley Injury News (Saturday May 23 2015)

Villa In The 90s (Saturday May 23 2015)

Sherwood - Build After Burnley (Friday May 22 2015)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 1012
2. ClivetheVillan 999
3. col8 462
4. kefkat 412
5. The Fear 357
6. thefacehead 297
7. Fulford 213
8. BodyButter 210
9. HeathfieldRoad1874 193
10. sirdennis 170

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Leicester City 38 11 8 19 -9 41
15. Newcastle 38 10 9 19 -23 39
16. Sunderland 38 7 17 14 -22 38
17. Aston Villa 38 10 8 20 -26 38
18. Hull City 38 8 11 19 -18 35
19. Burnley 38 7 12 19 -25 33
20. Q.P.R. 38 8 6 24 -31 30

Breaking League News

Mulumbu Reflects On Six Albion Years
WBA : 25/05/2015 18:10:01
Pulis' Plans Take Shape
WBA : 25/05/2015 18:03:00
Pulis Takes Blame For Arsenal Defeat
WBA : 25/05/2015 17:57:01
Three Talk City Defeat
Southampton : 25/05/2015 17:49:01
Davis Talks City Defeat
Southampton : 25/05/2015 17:42:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Burnley MotM
Suggested By:  MF
Steer 5%
Bacuna 0%
Vlaar 2%
Baker 0%
N'Zogbia 2%
Cleverley 5%
Westwood 2%
Delph 50%
Agbonlahor 7%
Benteke 2%
Grealish 13%
Sub - Sinclair 2%
Sub - Hutton 10%