Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Barry's Agent Says Player Wants Liverpool Move

Barry's Agent Says Player Wants Liverpool Move

According to Shaun Custis of the Sun, amongst others, Gareth Barry has phoned Martin O'Neill saying after 10 years at Villa he wants a fresh challenge and wants to be able to move to Liverpool.

The Villa skipper's agent Alex Black is quoted as saying:

'Gareth has spoken to Martin since he returned from England’s game in Trinidad and told him how he feels. At this stage of his career Gareth wants to be playing Champions League football and believes this is his chance to do it.'

All players want to play Champions League, all players should want to help the team they are with play Champions League!

The report says Barry hopes a 'compromise deal' of around £15million can be sorted. Errr, why? He is our player, contracted for another two years, if they want him let them pay. We don't need to compromise on this. IF he has to go (and I'd rather anywhere else after their antics or to tell him to see out next season) then we need top dollar or £10million, Crouch and Riise. If they want to unsettle our players and turn their heads, then very least we can do is what Spurs do and refuse to do business at any rate other than one that suits us. Spurs always usually get a great price for departing players, lets hope the new era at Villa means we do the same.

Enough of this pandering to the players, I want our club to pander to ourselves.

Again, there aren't direct quotes from the player, but with his agent now angling also for a move, it does look like the decision has been made. Tough on Barry really that it isn't his decision, it is Randy's and Martin O'Neill's!



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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Tuesday June 10 2008
Time: 8:40AM

Comments

0
It has been obvious since the first interview the day after the story broke(i have to be selfish etc etc)If he prefers liverpool over us then he isn`t welcome to wear a villa shirt anymore.Whatever happened to thinking about the team and not just your self?
british84
10/06/2008 08:45:00
0
It has been obvious since the first interview the day after the story broke(i have to be selfish etc etc)If he prefers liverpool over us then he isn`t welcome to wear a villa shirt anymore.Whatever happened to thinking about the team and not just your self?
british84
10/06/2008 08:45:00
0
I agree with you regarding contracts I really do. However, 10M as well as crouch (10M) and Riise (5M). Do you honestly think Barry is worth 25M? Seems slightly high to me to be fair.
5 times
10/06/2008 08:57:00
0
I agree with you regarding contracts I really do. However, 10M as well as crouch (10M) and Riise (5M). Do you honestly think Barry is worth 25M? Seems slightly high to me to be fair.
5 times
10/06/2008 08:57:00
0
Well said JP, if he wants Champions League so badly then let him go, at our price, to any team but Liverpool. Unless the price is very right in our favour, as you have suggested. Otherwise, as you say we are rolling over for a player. I suggest he replaces Lampard if, as suggested he is off to foreign parts.
Obediah
10/06/2008 08:59:00
0
Well said JP, if he wants Champions League so badly then let him go, at our price, to any team but Liverpool. Unless the price is very right in our favour, as you have suggested. Otherwise, as you say we are rolling over for a player. I suggest he replaces Lampard if, as suggested he is off to foreign parts.
Obediah
10/06/2008 08:59:00
0
The Sun says....nuff sed.
jonah
10/06/2008 09:02:00
0
The Sun says....nuff sed.
jonah
10/06/2008 09:02:00
0
Yeah, well said Fear, we can't let other clubs bully us like this. Knowing MON he will wait until the last day of the window to let him go anyway, and hopefully under his terms.
Villan444
10/06/2008 09:07:00
0
5 times crouch is not worth £10m, that's laughable! And Gerrard should have kept his trap shut on the whole transfer issue, he's a cheating diver. Anyone remember when he mugged for that free kick against us first game of last season?
villaaaah
10/06/2008 09:07:00
Page 1/13
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. 8
  9. 9
  10. 10
  11. 11
  12. 12
  13. 13

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Leeds United v Aston Villa - Follow On Twitter

Aston Villa go to Elland Road as the visitors to Leeds today, this will be a 5:30pm kick-off.

The Villa Times - 03/12/2016 (AVFC News Round-up)

The latest Villa news, coming thick and fast at the moment, via the fishy one...

Aston Villa's FA Cup Ball Number Known (3/12/16)

With the FA Cup second round ties taking place this weekend, clubs have been allocated ball numbers for the next stage of the competition.

Kodjia Gets Player Of The Month Gong - Nov

Striker Jonathan Kodjia has been named the PFA Player of the Month winner for his efforts over the course of November, and manager Steve Bruce...

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)

Villa v Leeds (away) will:
Suggested By: Mystic Mug
Win46%
Lose30%
Draw22%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 18 11 5 2 38 17
3 Reading 18 10 4 4 34 6
4 Birmingham 18 8 7 3 31 5
5 Leeds Utd 18 9 2 7 29 1
6 Huddersfield 18 9 2 7 29 -3
7 Sheff Wed 18 8 4 6 28 0
8 Norwich 18 8 3 7 27 -1
9 Derby County 18 7 5 6 26 3
10 Fulham 18 6 7 5 25 4
11 Aston Villa 18 5 10 3 25 3
12 Preston 18 7 4 7 25 2
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Bristol City 18 7 3 8 24 2
15 Ipswich 18 6 6 6 24 0
16 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
17 Brentford 18 6 4 8 22 3
18 Barnsley 18 6 4 8 22 0
19 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
20 Burton 18 4 7 7 19 -5
21 Blackburn 18 5 4 9 19 -7
22 Wigan 18 4 6 8 18 -4
23 Cardiff 18 5 3 10 18 -12
24 Rotherham 18 1 4 13 7 -25
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
What next for Mercedes?
Latest Vital Boxing News
BBBoC to Hold Hearing After Blackwell Incident
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Dec 3 2016 5:30PM : Leeds United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Norwich City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 18 2016 12:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Burton Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 29 2016 7:45PM : Leeds United (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear52
2.HeathfieldRoad187435
3.JuanPabloAngel35
4.sirdennis32
5.BodyButter26
6.TuBBz19
7.Wurzel19
8.DeanoVilla15
9.Stephen Jay Hawkings15
10.Melon Donkey12
Vital Football Comment