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The Sunday Aston Villa Transfer Gossip Round Up

The Sunday Aston Villa Transfer Gossip Round Up

The transfer gossip this summer really has been a bit dull hasn't it? The papers usually make up, sorry I meant report, far better links than we've had, maybe the smoking ban has meant they spend less time in the pubs??!!

The Sunday Mercury claim Villa are after French midfielder Nicolas Marin. Mercury Sport understands the Lorient star's representative flew out of Zurich last week to hold talks about a possible deal during Villa's pre-season tour.

Various papers are reporting the deal struck for Chivas goalkeeper Brad Guzan. The price differs from £1million to £2million depending on which paper you read!

According to Rob Beasley, 'The bitter war of words' between Villa and Liverpool could well scupper any dream Gareth Barry has of moving to Anfield. The paper claims that the deal was close and Barry was set to have a medical today after talks between Randy Lerner and Rick Parry. However Martin O'Neill has denied this, or as the paper puts it, 'angrily denied' it!

The Sunday Express repeat the link to Arsenal for the Villa skipper, or is that ex skipper now?

According to Vital Blackburn, Brad Friedel, who has been linked to both Villa and Manchester City, will be going nowhere with the Rovers chairman stating Brad is in Paul Ince's plans and is not for sale. Click Here

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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Sunday July 13 2008
Time: 10:19AM

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Bit boring. Marin sounds like that Frenchman O'Dreary spent all summer chasing and then never played. Even forgotten his name now. We still haven't spent the money gained for Luke and Cahill - if we assume that Davies came from last year's funds.
Gordonsleftboot
13/07/2008 11:01:00
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Randy was never going to speak to Parry. They have left all the talks to his PA as even MON won't talk to the side in Liverpool who are so worried about retaining their 4th place.
Villan444
13/07/2008 11:10:00
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It is Paul Faulkner, director at Villa, who has been dealing with them, so as you say, they are wrong in that article from the get go!
The Fear
13/07/2008 11:17:00
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Nicolas Marin is a joke. At least, Mathieu Berson was performing well in the French league when he signed at Villa. But Nicolas Marin is a joke. No way he has Premier League level, and no way should he play for Villa...
delirium
13/07/2008 11:36:00
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All i can say is RIGHT BACk x 2 where are the right backs?????? And the Centre half, Righ midfield, Striker, barry's replacement, Cover at left back + another 2 goalies if we don't get the yank........Taking the P i think.
Jinksy
13/07/2008 12:44:00
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It's being so cheerful that keeps you going jinsky!!! Are you AVFC48 with a new handle??? LOL
gappy65
13/07/2008 17:49:00
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Hmmmm not what I was hoping for when I signed back in after a weekend away.
romanianvillain
14/07/2008 09:33:00
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The clock is ticking. Come on Martin, an extra push to get these much needed new faces on board please. Lot of talk, little concrete action. All Hail MON.
glensider
14/07/2008 21:36:00
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Paul Faulkner is doing a superb job in handling the GB 'transfer' with Liverpool. He is to be applauded for his determined stance.
glensider
14/07/2008 21:38:00
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