Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

More Villa Links - Collective Yawn?

More Villa Links - Collective Yawn?

Few links today, papers have been full of them in the last few days to be truthful but I think I'm turning into a grumpy old git because I'm not really interested in reading about links, I want to be reading about players signing and being ready for the new season in claret and blue.

West Brom's captain (or former captain after asking for a transfer I assume) Curtis Davies is still being linked to us and Spurs. He has stated that he wants out and reports say that we are in the hunt. One goes so far as to say we have offered £6million + £1m in add ons whereas Spurs have offered £5million + Wayne Routledge. If WBA set his price at £9 odd million at the start of the transfer window, why will they drop the price now though?

A report in The Mirror by James Nursey, Villa and Sunderland have apparently been joined in the 'race' for Hearts goalkeeper Craig Gordeon. The Scottish international, valued at a record breaking £9million, has had a medical and Sunderland and talked to the Black Cats manager Roy Keane. He is now due to talk to Villa. Both clubs have apparently offered £6m + £3m in add-ons.

Some reports are suggesting that the 24-year-old will make a decision today. That said, reports and rumours over the weekend suggested Villa were announcing a new signing on Monday, so to be fair, it looks like everyone is grappling in the dark and most are scratching their heads at the lack of decisive action from the Villa boss.

Scotland manager Alex McLeish is fully behind the keeper moving to the Premiership saying: 'It would be a great move. It would be fantastic for Craig as long as he plays and I don't think anyone who is willing to pay £9m for Craig Gordon is going to make him a substitute. Nothing against Hearts but this is the chance of a lifetime to go to the Premiership.'

Meanwhile The Telegraph claims Villa are set to make a £2million bid for England U21 and Arsenal fullback Justin Hoyte.

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Tuesday August 7 2007
Time: 1:41PM

Comments

0
If we could sign all three then I would be much happier. Has anyone heard anything more on Boswinga and Hangeland ? Seems to have gone quiet on those two.
notthedougellisstand
07/08/2007 13:47:00
0
Things just seem to drag and drag and drag with the Villa no matter who is in charge, its just the Villa way!
DeanoVilla
07/08/2007 13:52:00
0
All gone very quiet, very strange....hmmmm i wonder.
KSarge1
07/08/2007 13:55:00
0
I signed Hoyte on championship manager but he couldn't get in the squad but if we went for a arsenal player maybe get Fabagas or whatever he is called.
Christo
07/08/2007 13:56:00
0
Christo are you having a laugh ? Fabregas is one of the best young players in the Premiership and Arsenal's best player. Firstly, Do you think he is going to want to join us ? Secondly, Arsenal are not going to sell him after selling Henry this summer. Fabregas may move next summer but it will be to either Barca or Madrid.
notthedougellisstand
07/08/2007 14:00:00
0
Christo - Do you mean Flamini?
Gazvilla
07/08/2007 14:02:00
0
Don't care! MON just sign him along with Gordon and Davis, we will all sleep a little better. UTV
*Holte*End*Star*
07/08/2007 14:03:00
0
Er yes, I would guess that was i-ronnie
Silver Fox
07/08/2007 14:03:00
0
cant see Arsenal selling Hoyte for 2 mil.
Pking
07/08/2007 14:04:00
0
Hoyte that is and not Fabregas (we can but dream)
*Holte*End*Star*
07/08/2007 14:05:00
Page 1/6
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Stats: Aston Villa v Norwich

All the stats from Aston Villa (2) vs (0) Norwich, Villa Park, 6/2/16 Att: 32,472

Something For The Weekend (521)

Their priorities are clear but their vision is myopic.

An Open Letter To The FA Over Kalinic

An excellent, in depth, letter to the FA over our failed attempt to buy Lovre Kalinic

The Aston Villa Injury Table... Updated

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Aston Villa and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Profile
Mike Field
Profile
Steve Wade
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
Profile
Turkish Penguin
Profile
Glensider
Profile
Chris Heath
Profile
M Calucar
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Norwich MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Bunn4%
Richards0%
Okore9%
Lescott11%
Cissokho0%
Bacuna0%
Gana34%
Westwood0%
Gil6%
Agbonlahor32%
Veretout4%
Sub - Clark0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
4 Arsenal 24 13 6 5 45 15
5 Man Utd 24 11 7 6 40 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 24 7 8 9 29 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 24 7 7 10 28 -10
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Renault target podium finish by 2018
Latest Vital Boxing News
Whyte Would Take Haye Fight
The Vital Football Members League

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Feb 14 2016 2:05PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 19 2016 5:30PM : Swansea City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions361
2.Fulford222
3.The Fear203
4.ClivetheVillan202
5.revdpete140
6.JuanPabloAngel139
7.sirdennis131
8.Wurzel110
9.DeanoVilla93
10.He'sBiggerThanMe&You68
Vital Football Comment