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Brad Guzan Hoping To Join Villa

Brad Guzan Hoping To Join Villa

USA goalkeeper Brad Guzan says he would still love to join Villa this summer after being refused a work permit last January.

Martin O'Neill had agreed a £2million deal with his club Chivas USA and he hopes the deal will be resurrected as he approaches enough international appearances to be granted a work permit.

Guzan, who played part of the England v USA match at Wembley last night said: 'Hopefully there will be more interest from Aston Villa. When I was there a few months back, it was an absolutely brilliant time - great people, great facilities and I couldn't say one bad thing about the place. I would love to sign for Villa.'

Adding, 'My agent has been handling all the discussions and nothing can really happen until the window opens anyway. I am letting him deal with that and, if something comes about, then great.'

'When I met Martin O'Neill at the end of January he was a fabulous guy, a great person. The entire staff were outstanding. It is about the whole way he carries himself as a manager. To have a guy like Martin O'Neill saying good things about you, it makes you feel good as a player.....The first time I was there I spent 12 hours with the players in the locker room and it was outstanding.' 12 hours, were they being held hostage?!?!?

'Hopefully it all goes well. Hopefully I will be able to sign.'

Cool, a player wanting in, a refreshing change from the recent news!!



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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Thursday May 29 2008
Time: 11:53AM

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Comments

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sign him up then!
Gruck
29/05/2008 12:39:00
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It's got to be a done deal....it'll be like domino rally then!!!! they'll all start coming.
koolbill
29/05/2008 12:58:00
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what a good attitude. positive and ready to get on with it.
leftfoot
29/05/2008 13:31:00
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After the work permit was turned down in Jan it was said that he would have to play a part in all three USA friendlies to even stand a chance of getting a permit, its crossed fingures time.. i have seen this guy in numerous games since jan and hes a really good keeper
Astonian Villan
29/05/2008 13:31:00
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I saw yesterday he actually catches the ball, which is a step forward in my book.
fatloser
29/05/2008 13:32:00
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He looked excellent last night.
Adam Deuce
29/05/2008 13:35:00
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Oh sod it. The match was that thrilling and we saw the usual suspects for so long I fell asleep, didn't even realise Guzan got on the pitch. Damn.
mike_field
29/05/2008 15:13:00
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bring back groblaar
Astonian Villan
29/05/2008 15:17:00
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Heck, he has to get plus points just for his attitude. If he's not up to being no.1 yet then he should get a chance to be at least in the squad. Sort of the Marlon of keepers :oP
Villan Of The North
29/05/2008 15:28:00
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Great attitude... sign him
Faroe_villa_rules
29/05/2008 15:31:00
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