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The Sunday Press Villa Gossip

This is great, the lazy mans way of seeing all the rumours circulating in today's press are summarised on BBC Ceefax, certainly saves getting ink on my fingers - perish the thought, not that I buy papers since being online!

So what have the Sunday press in store for Villa today?

Well, a couple of exits and three players being linked inward.

Apparently, according to The People, West Ham will provide competition for Bolton in the race to sign Jlloyd Samuel. The Villa left-back has been excluded most of this season and has admitted he is off to pastures new in the summer. Will Jlloyd be happy to drop a division or will West Ham pull off an other miracle escape act? Oh, and who, apart from the bubble blowers cares?!?!

Another exit due, and again according to the People, is midfielder Gavin McCann. This contradicts reports suggesting McCann, along with Olof Mellberg, will be offered new contracts in the summer. I think Gavin has always given 100% but to get to the next level, we need better. Brutal but that is football.

And inward?

A few re-hashes really. The Sunday Express are saying Celtic goalkeeper Artur Boruc was seen in the players' lounge at Villa Park, this has been reported before and the Polish player has been linked to a summer move. Bit of a yawn that one?

The News of the World say that Craig Bellamy is a target. Well, that isn't exactly new news is it? We also don't know if it is accurate although reports have long linked us to the Liverpool striker.

The other link in the same paper is to Middlesbrough's Jonathan Woodgate. Good player, not sure about the person and certainly not a great injury record. I'll leave that one in your hands, what do you reckon!?!?




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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday April 22 2007

Time: 1:34PM

 

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