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OH NO - Transfer Talk!

OH NO -  Transfer Talk!

Oh blimey, it is that time again when the players and club start talking about transfers.

I'm not sure our hearts will be able to stand the pressure are you?

I'll put the transfer window sticky thread at the top of the front page next week so we can all get stuck in with the rumours and debates as well. The summer one saw about 100 million rumours, sadly none of them coming true!

Anyway, as is my want, I digress. Villa skipper Gareth Barry is excited as he believes Martin O'Neill will bolster the squad.

'I'm sure the manager realises that. It doesn't take a lot of working out ? a few injuries and suspensions and we will be a bit short. January will be interesting, I am sure the manager has got a few things lined up. It is a long season even if we're not in Europe so hopefully a few will come in in January. The players have not been getting too carried away although it's sometimes hard not to when you've got three away fixtures in a row and you win them all. We have to try and aim for the top four. It's a big aim. If we fall short, the top six would be great.'

Spurs striker Darren Bent was the latest player to be linked to Villa last weekend. Would rather see us linked to Nicolas Anelka myself, he'd fire us into Europe no mistake!



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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Monday December 3 2007
Time: 5:04PM

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Can't see Anelka coming to us really however I would love to see Darren Bent or Peter Crouch to add to our (sort of) english squad.
villabikes29
03/12/2007 19:27:00
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Carew and Crouch as a partnership? cant see that one working myself but then i'm not a football manager....i think Bent would be a good addition but Spurs (crap could'nt even beat the scutters) would surely have to take a massive loss on their original outlay....one things for sure we will be making purchases...
imavillan
03/12/2007 20:11:00
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bent or crouch would be very good indeed!
weller77
03/12/2007 21:59:00
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Mellberg, Maloney and Moore out. Milner, a right back and a striker coming in.
tarzan
03/12/2007 22:10:00
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Dare I disagree with Anelka? My reason for this is, MON always looks at the player's character first (and rightly so) before their ability. I just don't feel Anelka would fit the bill when it comes to having the right character. However, I do believe Bent would fit the bill!
Nigel-not-Reo
03/12/2007 22:47:00
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Good point NnR. Mon does look at how their personality fits into the team, and seems to have rejected players because they he feels they won't Harewood is the exception - apparently - that proves he rule. Hope you are right tarzan - like Milner.
CLVilla
03/12/2007 23:41:00
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villabikes2 why cant you see anelka coming to the villa do you reckon bolton are a bigger club...dont think so,he will come to who ever pays the better wages...go on mon ,you know you want to put in that offer he cannot refuse and lets go for the top 4 and villa park will be bursting at the rafters i.e money back of the larger gates.
claretandblue
04/12/2007 01:04:00
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we need a right back a midfielder and a striker but we would still be short of cover if we want to get up there with the so called top 4
claretandblue
04/12/2007 01:11:00
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A right back a right winger and a forward and we would be set for an assault on Europe!
DeanoVilla
04/12/2007 09:15:00
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Let's go get Dean Ashton from West Ham before he hits form again....flog off Marlon to Fulham or Middlesborough.....
YatesyVillain
04/12/2007 10:12:00
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