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Villa's Massive Double Dutch Swoop?

Villa's Massive Double Dutch Swoop?

Dutch newspaper Arnhemse Courant is reporting that Aston Villa have made a double £15million Ajax swoop.

The paper claims the bid is for Ryan Babel and 23-year-old Wesley Sneijder.

Seems Villa are close but no cigar as the Dutch club want nearer £18million for the pair.

20-year-old Babel plays either as a striker or left winger and has 14 goals for Ajax and 4 for Holland. Sneijder is an attacking midfielder with 43 club goals to his name and 6 for Holland.

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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Monday June 18 2007
Time: 12:25PM

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That would be pretty exciting. Come on RL/MON. What's another 3 million!?
Adam Deuce
18/06/2007 12:32:00
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18 mill,thats pretty cheap for them 2! c'mon Randy thats pocket change 4 you! lol. UTV
Belfast Villain
18/06/2007 12:36:00
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So is this paper the Daily Star or The Independant of Holland? It would be interesting to see how much truth there is behind this rumour. Come on MJ, put the Dutch connection to use and splash the cash. By the way, £18 million is nothing for two superstars!!!
OneAaronLennon
18/06/2007 12:37:00
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£30 million for both would not be over the top by any means!! If Bent is worth £17m both these guys are worth at least that. They would be the biggest signings Villa make of all time.
deano.avfc
18/06/2007 12:43:00
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Ryan Babbel wants to join Arsenal,This sounds like pure speculation.
Pking
18/06/2007 12:43:00
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would be great
evoflash
18/06/2007 12:46:00
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Have it! Now that would silence some critics!
The Usual Suspect
18/06/2007 12:48:00
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the greatest speculation i have heard so far. if it happens, i'll be a very happy man. and my Tottenham friend would get a lot of jib.
Cubos
18/06/2007 12:52:00
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Now this sounds more like it. The £3m difference between offer and demanded price is made up from the sale of the players who have left, so go for it. They are worth the asking price.
Obediah
18/06/2007 13:02:00
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We are getting excited about some gossip from some paper in Holland.I couldn't even find it on the internet.I think we should calm down for the moment.
Pking
18/06/2007 13:06:00
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