Massive Bid For Baggies Captain?
According to the Daily Mail today, Villa boss Martin O'Neill has put in an £8million bid for West Bromwich Albion defender Curtis Davies.
Davis had a transfer request rejected by Baggies boss Tony Mowbray but is said to be desperate to play at the top level. Spurs were also thought to be interested according to yesterdays gossip!
The Mail say WBA will try to hold out for a fee of nearer £10million for the 22-year-old centre half.
Davis joined West Brom from Luton and was their captain within six months.
O'Neill has already stated he wants to bring in more players, lets face it, with a squad our size he has to basically.
The Villa boss said: 'In an ideal world I would have liked to have another couple of players in by now but we will have them before transfer deadline. Randy Lerner has not put a cap on anything. It is about me trying to find the proper acquisitions. He is leaving things to me and he will be supportive.'
Meanwhile the press have picked up on the fact that Randy Lerner has had a Villa tattoo! A lion on his leg so I believe!
Meanwhile The Sun that Portsmouth and Villa are in the hunt for Fulham right-back Liam Rosenior.
Reading are also said to be after the England U21 player.