Aston Villa - Ding Dong Linked To Villa
UK time is: 01:16:17
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Ding Dong Linked To Villa

Slow news day today but some reports are suggesting that Martin O'Neill is interested in Hamburg midfielder Nigel de Jong.

Ding Dong, a 22-year-old Dutch international, is apparently due to be offloaded this summer as the German club look to re-build.

Hamburg sporting director Dietmar Beiersdorfer has all but dismissed the link though saying:

'We have heard rumours of interest from Villa but at the moment there is no news.'

As we've reported several times, Ding Dong's international team mate Wesley Sneijder is also thought (by who we don't know, probably the press!) to be a target for Villa, as well as Spurs and I'm sure others. With us not having European football to offer, we might well struggle there.




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



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

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday June 9 2007

Time: 4:21PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Of the 100 supposed targets this one has appeared on the Sky Sports message bar on TV. Suppose this gives it some credence. MON will not want a depleted side like last Christmas and with players leaving he'll want to sign others. It's gonna get busy at some stage, just hope it's not when I'm on me hols and I miss it all!
Gazvilla
Report Abuse
09/06/2007 16:52:00

Dont know much about the guy, but a young, versatile international player for a couple of million quid sounds like a good bit of business to me.
son_of_cher
Report Abuse
09/06/2007 16:57:00

Right back if memory serves correctly, plays for dutch u21s or at least he did. MAn Ure were looking at him for a while. looks promising!
BomBom
Report Abuse
09/06/2007 17:32:00

Sporting Life have him as a midfielder. Personally I know nothing other than the name. In MON we trust.
Villain Of The North
Report Abuse
09/06/2007 20:03:00

Ding Dong merrily on high! Sorry chaps couldn't resist it, had a beer or ten!
merlin
Report Abuse
09/06/2007 21:14:00

what kind of midfield is that? - Ding Dong and Hokee cokee
myleftfoot
Report Abuse
09/06/2007 21:21:00

He started off as right back i think but moved to preferred midfield holding role. Can play various positions if i remember rightly. Not sure about how good he is.
johnnyuk
Report Abuse
10/06/2007 00:31:00

Nigel de Jong I suspect the Youtubers will be working overtime getting us links to his best bits. Personally I honestly think MON prefers english speaking players.
col8
Report Abuse
10/06/2007 04:37:00

Yep, whoever we have a remote interest in, Spurs will be there to swoop, the lame ****s
AussieVilla
Report Abuse
10/06/2007 06:38:00

yeah defensive midfielder. a player who only 2 years ago was being labelled one of the best young players in the world. had a bad time at hamburg but if we signed him it could be a stroke of genius in my opinion.
ric112
Report Abuse
10/06/2007 21:20:00

Know nothing about him, so I cant really comment. Probably just another name to be filed under 'Linked To Villa-Summer Of '07.
glensider
Report Abuse
19/06/2007 16:08:00

Checked him out. Aint gonna happen. Just another unrealistic link.
glensider
Report Abuse
22/09/2007 23:14:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 1087
2. ClivetheVillan 530
3. The Fear 465
4. kefkat 275
5. DeanoVilla 237
6. Fulford 237
7. Bonker 236
8. sirdennis 206
9. Villan57 202
10. thefacehead 193

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. West Ham 3 1 0 2 0 3
12. Watford 3 0 3 0 0 3
13. AFC Bournemouth 3 1 0 2 -1 3
14. Aston Villa 3 1 0 2 -1 3
15. Spurs 3 0 2 1 -1 2
16. Stoke 3 0 2 1 -1 2
17. Newcastle 3 0 2 1 -2 2

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Analysis - Swans Benefiting From Playing To Gomis' Strengths
Swansea : 27/08/2015 22:06:00
Southampton : 27/08/2015 21:38:00
Another Day Another Berahino Update
WBA : 27/08/2015 20:03:01
Ranieri - We Know What To Expect From Bournemouth
Leicester City : 27/08/2015 19:48:01
CL Groups Announced - City In Group D
Man City : 27/08/2015 19:22:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Villa v Sunderland will:
Suggested By:  Mystic Mug
Win 84%
Lose 2%
Draw 14%