Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

O'Neill Rubbishes Young - Real Madrid Rumours

O'Neill Rubbishes Young - Real Madrid Rumours

Martin O'Neill has stated categorically that Ashley Young is not for sale after newspaper reports suggested Real Madrid would be tabling an offer in January.

A national newspaper, which should tell you everything, has said that Juande Ramos is preparing to submit an offer in the region of £27 million to take Young to Real.

Putting the rumours to bed, O'Neill said simply:

'I don't know anything about it but he's certainly not for sale.'

And why would he be. Young has had moments of sheer brilliance since his move from Watford and he can only improve and is improving. Not only is the offer suggested woefully short in financial terms for what maybe could tempt O'Neill to cash in, but moreover, O'Neill is building a squad and as can be seen by the Barry saga he has no intention of letting players he rates leave, and I guess he rates Young higher than many others in the squad.




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

Writer:Mike Field
Date:Tuesday December 16 2008
Time: 3:06PM

Comments

0
villa need to keep young at all costs this boy is special
glen9mullan
16/12/2008 15:10:00
0
This boy is why we are doing so well, everything comes through him. He wont go, he will be staying here at least for a couple more seasons.
Tez86
16/12/2008 16:15:00
0
Sale would be a white flag and MON and Randy will not be raising the white flag at Villa Park, of that I am confident!
The Fear
16/12/2008 16:41:00
0
At least a couple more seasons Tez86? I'd like to think a lot longer than that.
Adam Deuce
16/12/2008 18:57:00
0
I hope so Adam but it all depends where we are at the time, obviously if we are flying high in the league and the champions league then I hope he wont. I am also worried that Ronaldo wont be at united in 2 years time and he will need replacing....
Tez86
16/12/2008 21:36:00
0
It would be like winning the Lottery and then giving it all away. We have to keep the best to be the best. We are no longer a selling club and hopefully other clubs will listen to MON when he says "Hands off"!
holte ender 1969
16/12/2008 22:05:00
0
Ashley isn't going anywhere
jonah
17/12/2008 07:05:00
0
Ash is an Arsenal fan, and wouldn't join Man United I'm sure.
evoflash
17/12/2008 08:32:00
0
If we were in the Champions League he wouldn't leave at all.
industrial_musical
17/12/2008 14:12:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

The Aston Villa Fan Consultation Group Minutes 14/02/2017

The minutes of the Fan Consultation Group meeting on Feb 14 2017

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (22/2/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

The Villa Times - 21/02/2017 (Aston Villa News Round-up)

The latest Aston Villa news and views via the fishy one..

Video Highlights - Fans/Bruce Reactions - Stats - Tweets

Post match ... arrgghhhh basically. Video, stats and the rest.

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)

Staying Up
Suggested By: JP Fear
yes, staying up42%
no, going down25%
too close to call at the moment33%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 32 20 4 8 64 8
4 Reading 33 18 6 9 60 5
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 33 17 7 9 58 10
7 Fulham 32 14 10 8 52 17
8 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 32 13 9 10 48 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Brentford 32 11 7 14 40 0
15 Q.P.R. 33 11 7 15 40 -10
16 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 33 9 8 16 35 -13
21 Bristol City 32 9 5 18 32 -6
22 Wigan 33 7 9 17 30 -10
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Williams adds new head of aerodynamics
Latest Vital Boxing News
Washington Aiming to Beat Wilder this Saturday
Write for Vital Football

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Huddersfield Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear371
2.JuanPabloAngel350
3.sirdennis326
4.Fulford211
5.Melon Donkey189
6.Silhillvilla182
7.villasince67178
8.Villan57140
9.McParlandTheGreat137
10.kefkat135
The Vital Football Members League