UK time is: 20:44:39
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Bakke May Have To Go Back

David O'Leary has told the press that the lack of available funds has meant he has been unable to negotiate a deal with Leeds to make Eirik Bakke's loan deal permanent.

Quite why he wants to bring in such an injury prone player isn't explained!

A report on Sky Sports says 'the Norwegian midfielder has proved a hit during his loan spell from Leeds'. I'm unsure as to whether that is true. The player hasn't featured a great deal due to his injuries and when he has played, he has obviously been short of match fitness. He lasted 12 minutes on Saturday against West Ham before hobbling off with another problem.

His loan spell runs out at the end of January and with this supposed takeover still being negotiated, it seems highly unlikely that anything but a loan extension will be possible.

O'Leary said 'Eirik is on loan until the end of January and I'd like that loan to continue to the end of the season. Only time will tell if we can do that. It is about the clubs getting together. Eirik says he wants to stay here to the end of the season. But if Leeds want us to buy Eirik now or make a commitment like that, he would have to go back because I'm not in a position to do that. If anyone does go out, the money won't be used for me to come up with somebody.'

Adding 'That's the way things are with the chairman. I respect that. He is the boss.' Not sure anyone else at the club respects what Ellis is doing to the club, but that is a whole different article!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday January 17 2006

Time: 3:55PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Delph Out Until The New Year (Saturday October 25 2014)

Lambert Looking For QPR Response (Friday October 24 2014)

QPR Injury Update (Friday October 24 2014)

The Villa Times - 24/10/2014 (Friday October 24 2014)

Lambert - Time To Change Our Focus (Thursday October 23 2014)

Vlaar Wants A Return To Winning Ways (Thursday October 23 2014)

Drennan Returns - So Time For A Round Up (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Okore Not Ready For Premiership Action (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 744
2. The Fear 709
3. ClivetheVillan 587
4. thefacehead 482
5. HeathfieldRoad1874 240
6. sirdennis 230
7. kefkat 222
8. Villan Of The North 159
9. Clubpaver 143
10. DeanoVilla 142

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Spurs 8 3 2 3 -1 11
11. Stoke 9 3 2 4 -2 11
12. WBA 9 2 4 3 -1 10
13. Aston Villa 8 3 1 4 -8 10
14. Everton 8 2 3 3 0 9
15. Leicester City 8 2 3 3 -2 9
16. Crystal Palace 9 2 3 4 -3 9

Breaking League News

Pick Of The Bunch!
West Ham : 25/10/2014 20:32:00
Warnock Fumes Following Speroni Assault
Crystal Palace : 25/10/2014 20:13:00
Leicester City : 25/10/2014 19:34:00
Sunderland : 25/10/2014 17:31:00
Crystal Palace : 25/10/2014 17:06:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Villa v QPR (away) will:
Suggested By:  Mystic Mug
Win - whoop! 41%
Lose - we go again! 42%
Draw - meh! 17%