Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Scott Carson Wants Permanent Move

Scott Carson Wants Permanent Move

Liverpool's on loan goalkeeper Scott Carson has said he would 'welcome' a permanent move to Villa Park.

The England U21 international, who is pushing hard for the full England No1 jersey - and lets face it David James is coming to the end of his time and Paul Robinson is simply not good enough, so it shouldn't take too much longer for Carson to get his chance, is also under the impression that there is an arrangement between the two clubs.

Carson said: 'I think something has been agreed whereby, if everyone is happy, it could be made a permanent transfer. That's obviously up to the boss but it's something I would welcome. I want to establish myself as a number one and preferably I would like to do it here. I've been out on loan a lot over the past couple of seasons and it's not easy when you keep moving up and down the country. It would be nice to settle at a club that I like and where the fans like me.'

Adding, 'I've settled in well here at Villa. Everyone has welcomed me and that has been a big help. What I want now is to be settled for the next five to 10 years. I want to play as many games as possible.'

This flies slightly in the face of what Martin O'Neill said recently when Carson was linked to a £10million move in the January transfer window. O'Neill said it was 'news' to him. He also added there would be 'no point' talking to Liverpool about it as the keeper is on loan only, 'that's in black and white. There's nothing in any agreement for any price at all.'

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Sunday November 4 2007
Time: 3:37PM

Comments

0
He should have stayed at leeds
yorkshirepride1
04/11/2007 16:18:00
0
I hope we are able to sign him permantly, he would be an excellent acquisition.
krfeskivilla
04/11/2007 16:49:00
0
I can only assume he doesn't think he'll ever be No1 at Liverpool. Whilst Benitez is there that might be the case, but Benitez's job is on the line and could well be out by the new year. Under these circumstances I find Carson's comments strange.
Saurat
04/11/2007 16:56:00
0
Depends which journalist made his comments for him!!
Gordonsleftboot
04/11/2007 19:16:00
0
good becus i cant see sorensen staying much longer even he is a quality goalie!
harkcombr
04/11/2007 21:53:00
0
When we had him at wednesday, he was class. Would be a great signing for you.
will it ever happen
05/11/2007 08:51:00
0
He made it into Garth Crooks team of the weekend this weekend. Not quite sure how as he didnt have much to do against Derby really.
DeanoVilla
05/11/2007 10:55:00
0
How the heck did he make it into the team of the week? Still not totally convinced about Carson, but £10milllion seems the going rate these days. Would rather the money went towards a decent right-back and a proper striker, neither of which MON currently has at his disposal.
DerryVillan
05/11/2007 13:08:00
0
I'm still coming to terms with the fact that talented, highly promising youngsters are once again ready and more than willing to throw in their lot with our club. That alone speaks volumes for the Randy Lerner/MON era.
glensider
05/11/2007 18:48:00
0
I can't see the point of him being at Liverpool if they keep loaning him out for a season at a time!
dazza71
05/11/2007 19:41:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

End Of Season Villa Loan Update (31/5/16)

Following on from mid April's update, here's the final bits of info from the players Aston Villa had out on loan as the 2015/16 campaign ended.

Insert Your Own - X Interested In Jack Grealish

Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Stoke City are just three of the seemingly endless number of teams interested in taking Jack Grealish this summer...Everton makes it four...

A Villan's International Round Up

There were a number of Villan's on international duty in recent days - so a quick an easy recap for anybody with an international mind.

How Much Have Aston Villa Earned Since 1992?

With the £100million television ceiling being broken this season and handed to one club, where do Aston Villa fall in all time Premier League payments table?

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Editor email
Profile
Mike Field
Editor email
Profile
Steve Wade
no email
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
no email
Profile
Turkish Penguin
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile
Chris Heath
no email
Profile
M Calucar
no email
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Roberto Di Matteo would be:
Suggested By: JP Fear
A great appointment31%
A good appointment but I'd prefer a.n.other38%
An average appointment16%
No thanks appointment!15%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Grid penalties in Canada for Kvyat & Ericsson
Latest Vital Boxing News
Callum Smith makes it 20 Out of 20
Vital Football Comment

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football