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Villa To Fulham? Get Lost!

Villa To Fulham? Get Lost!

Thought the Sunday papers would be full of rumours today, instead of that they are full of one of the worst FA Cup Finals I've ever had the displeasure not to bother to watch!!!!!!!

Fair enough, Chelsea won and have bought more silverware for their Ruski funded cabinet, but Jeez, are they boring or what?

Only thing Villa related I can find today is the obvious link of Northern Ireland international and Villa midfielder Steven Davis to Fulham.

The News of the World - I know, I know - says his Northern Ireland boss, now permanent manager of Fulham, Lawrie Sanchez (so much worse than Chris Coleman in SOOOO many ways, so sod em, hope the club get relegated for their lack of backing for a bright new manager forced to sell his best players each year - deep breath - digression is the name of the game - you still with me here?) - will pay £3million for Davis.

Davis was incredibly underused this past season judging by his sparkling showing the season before under David O'Dearme, although Martin O'Neill has said he doesn't want to sell his young players, his hand might be forced if Davis decides he wants regular first team football next term.

What do you reckon, one to keep or sell? £3million + a sell on clause might not be bad. OR a season long loan maybe? Would be a shame to let go of these young talents without the time to fully blossom.



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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Sunday May 20 2007
Time: 11:51AM

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Davis needs to stay at VP. He is still a youngster learning his trade, we have seen a glimpse of what he can do in a struggling team, we dont want to be a selling team.
Donzarra
20/05/2007 11:58:00
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A season long loan wouldn't be a bad idea.It would be criminal to let him go for 3mil.However Davis needs games and he is not going to get that at VP.And if we sign another midfielder he will probably fall further down the pecking order.Can't stand Sanchez he'll be gone by xmas.
Pking
20/05/2007 12:04:00
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We ha been linked with nobody today, while spuds have been linked with, bent, baines, gamst pederson, reo-cocker and saha, they must have stolen our blank check. Oh and I hope Davis don't leave. UTV
Danzel
20/05/2007 12:09:00
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Why does he want to spend a season standing in midfield watching the ball flying over his head?
Gordonsleftboot
20/05/2007 12:11:00
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One rough season doesn't make him unusable. We're still to see the best of petrov, and who's to say that petrov wont take that holding role and play davis alongside him? I can't believe we'd even consider selling him, he was fantastic not only for villa last season but remember that flick on when he set that goal up against England? Keep him pls O'Neill...
johnnyuk
20/05/2007 12:31:00
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Sky text says Davis played 28 times this season for us, is that right? We'd be silly to sell him he has great vision
son_of_cher
20/05/2007 12:38:00
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The lack of rumours about the Villa can only be a good thing. It shows that the tabloid press are finally getting bored of sniffing arround O'Neill and the board with nothing to show for their efforts. Quite rightly and sensibly the VP management team are playing their cards close to their proverbial chest and conducting themselves with the dignity and integrity we are coming to expect. In doing so they lessen the effects of disturbing and unsettling rumours about players in/out and hopefully reduce the inflationary effect that open competition for players produces. Also, what effect will a sucession of failed bids have on the morale of the club and fans, should it happen? Best to keep things quiet until they are done and dusted (not like the old lot eh?) In addition to this I might mention that the transfer window is not yet open and so for anything to come out of the club would be very unproffessional and not put us in a good light for prospective new signings and business partnerships and as we know, this board is nothing if not proffessional and long may it continue.
Villain Of The North
20/05/2007 13:01:00
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Well Petrov seems get a place in the team - no matter how bad he plays - no matter what Davis does - he doesn't get a look in. Like it or not its Petrov v Davis - I would prefer to keep Davis.
qKing
20/05/2007 14:20:00
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yeah but we need them both for the strength in depth o'neill is aiming for. i think its obvious o'neill won't sell davis unless davis chooses to leave: no chance.
ric112
20/05/2007 15:34:00
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Its an easy story to print due to their conections from international footy and with the qualities Davis has im sure other teams will look at his lack of starts for us and test teh water with an offer.If he is going anywhere it should just be a loan deal
sk1nner80
20/05/2007 15:43:00
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