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Villa Giant Striker Bid No Go Oh No!

Villa Giant Striker Bid No Go Oh No!

Martin O'Neill has blasted reports in the press that Villa have bid £5million for Valencia's giant striker Nikola Zigic are totally wide of the mark.

In an unusual step, to help quell the rumour, he said:

'There's not a grain of truth in the story that we've put in an offer for the player and I don't know where it's coming from. I don't even know who the player's agent is. I wouldn't normally comment but there have been so many stories claiming this as fact and people have been quoted. They're completely wide of the mark. So I felt I had to put the record straight.'

So there you go then!

Come on Martin, who are we after!!!!? ;o)



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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Tuesday July 22 2008
Time: 12:16PM

Comments

0
oh dear, how sad, never mind!
The Fear
22/07/2008 12:19:00
0
Man I liked this rumour if for nothing but for my Pro Evo team having set piece threat, im fully expecting to see Emile Heskey walk through the doors at a press conference soon with James Milner and Titus Bramble Another depressing Transfer Window
shortshadyuk
22/07/2008 12:20:00
0
SHOCK!!! another player we arent going to sign. things are starting to smell bad at vp for me. i feel that sense of massive disapointment from last summer coming back.
Stig
22/07/2008 12:20:00
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Not sure Stig although it did worry me when the Villa rang me the other day to ask me how bad my legs really were and what size boots I wear! (If a joke is worth telling it is worth telling 20 times !)
The Fear
22/07/2008 12:25:00
0
Thats a relief!!! I thought we were trying to sign someone then, I am glad MON has come out and confirmed we have no bid for anyone. - I read between the lines.
young_jonah
22/07/2008 12:26:00
0
Lol - don't think Bruce will let Heskey go, so im not worried about him coming in!
JOHN.CAREWS.CREW
22/07/2008 12:26:00
0
Its good that he does confirm certain players who he is noti interested in, but would be even better if he can tell us what players he is bidding on. He definately isnt as open as the rest of the Premiership managers!
JOHN.CAREWS.CREW
22/07/2008 12:28:00
0
how dare poeple suggest we are in the maket to buy players this summer.......whats wrong with the 9 we already have?
avflell
22/07/2008 12:50:00
0
lol avlflell !
The Fear
22/07/2008 13:00:00
0
Having lived in valencia and had a season ticket for several years at the mestalla , all i can say is thank god that this is not true , the guy is shocking !
nick1
22/07/2008 13:02:00
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