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Wigan's Paul Scharner Linked To Aston Villa

Wigan's Paul Scharner Linked To Aston Villa

Reports in The Sun today have linked Wigan's Paul Scharner, 28, with a move to Villa Park, only days after former team-mate Emile Heskey completed his move.

The story claims that Sunderland and Newcastle are also monitoring the situation and that Scharner actually has a £6million release clause in his contract which would allow him to talk to any club that meet that value.

The player is even quoted as saying - 'Villa are ambitious, joining them would be an upward step.' Adding, 'I originally decided to stay with Wigan in the New Year. But if an offer comes in, I will consider it."

With Martin Laursen's injury keeping him out for a while, Martin O'Neill has hinted at bringing in a Centre Back during this window, and Scharner could fit the bill, as the Austrian can also play in Midfield too if required.







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Writer:Dan Jones
Date:Tuesday January 27 2009
Time: 10:54AM

Comments

0
odd link. dun think hes MON type of player
Gruck
27/01/2009 10:57:00
0
We need to strengthen our back up players ur 1st team is doing fine,He would be a good addition to the squad,I think he can play in a few postions aswell.
lerneravfc
27/01/2009 10:59:00
0
this is a solid player. versatile. good at the euro comp last.
leftfoot
27/01/2009 11:14:00
0
I think he is a really typical O'Neill signing - A centreback who can also play Right Back - an O'Neill signing if ever there was one....if only he was young and english!!
deano.avfc
27/01/2009 12:57:00
0
Very versatile player and one i would have took from wigan before heskey. We need squad players so why not?
Tez86
27/01/2009 13:22:00
0
great squad player who can play anywhere in defence or midfield, and scores a few goals with his head. Perfect signing. GET HIM NOW.
industrial_musical
27/01/2009 13:51:00
0
I like this guy - good solid player
PiperUK
27/01/2009 14:07:00
0
He is the type i would have liked a few years back not sure he is what we need right now. But could provide good cover.
young_jonah
27/01/2009 14:41:00
0
Must admit this player has escaped me, know nothing about him at all. Must be getting old, the memory isn't what it once was. Makes sense with Laursen out a while I suppose.
The Fear
27/01/2009 14:46:00
0
get him in. very solid. only paul scharner can cut paul scharner.
Stig
27/01/2009 17:20:00
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