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Man United Legend Tips Villa For Top Four

Man United Legend Tips Villa For Top Four

Sir Alex Chewalot of Manchester United says he believes Aston Villa are the only club outside of themselves, Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal capable of competing in the top four.

He told Sky Sports News:

'I do not see anyone else breaking in, other than Aston Villa. It is possible they might do it - but no-one else.'

Sir Al did tip us in the 90's to be Manchester United's main opponents only for Villa to fall away after finishing second in the inaugural year of the Premiership when our former Chairman failed to push on.

Now we have a top chairman with a nice few pennies in the bank to push Villa's way and a manager who is lauded as one of the top managers in the game, who knows where we can end up?

Still a very big ask BUT if we spend right again this January and more next summer............. Hmmm, at least Villa are starting to get back to the time where we knew we could compete, that was the main thing missing for many a long year, it does seem the club has renewed vigour and belief about it. Long may it continue!



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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Thursday October 30 2008
Time: 12:06PM

Comments

0
Nice little dig at Man City.
young_jonah
30/10/2008 12:20:00
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Man City wont do anything this season but I might stick a cheeky tenner on them to win the title next season.
DeanoVilla
30/10/2008 12:29:00
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No chance, Chelsea will be a stronger team next season, Citeh will be lucky too finish 3rd. You cant buy trophies. You need a back bone.
leelindsay
30/10/2008 12:35:00
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i love it when fergie bigs us up!
Stig
30/10/2008 12:56:00
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But who's place will we take in the top 4? Not Chelsea's, not Man Utd's, not Liverpool's (they're top without Torres)...which leaves only Arsenal. Can we realistically finish above Arsenal? Maybe. Just maybe.
olafthegreat
30/10/2008 13:33:00
0
I`ve always liked him.
lerneravfc
30/10/2008 13:34:00
0
Mind games from Sir Alex. Villa MAY be a threat, so let's put some pressure and expectation on their shoulders.
krfeskivilla
30/10/2008 13:37:00
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why is everyone chattin us up at the moment? first lawro now this nobody...where will it end? (insert aged Queen voice) 'Yees, weell I've always raather liked the villa'
NorthcliffeBandit
30/10/2008 14:47:00
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I just think its no small coincidence that Man Citeh are bigging themselves up and Fergie keeps saying ONLY VILLA are good enough, i.e not Man Citeh. its obvious isnt it?
young_jonah
30/10/2008 14:51:00
0
Nice one Bandit. About time someone spoke up for us, for too long we've been the "elephant in the drawing room".
andy5759
30/10/2008 15:17:00
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