Thursdays Villa Transfer Talk. Trezeguet or Hleb?
Gareth Barry has been linked to.... oh no, hang on, he's gone hasn't he, sorry so used to starting the rumours with gossip on him! :o)
So have we today Villa related, all links inward which is a good start!
The Times say that Villa have bid £7million for 22-year-old Atlético Madrid midfielder José Manuel Jurado who spent last season on loan at Real Mallorca where he scored 9 goals in 35 appearances.
His wiki info: Click Here
They also claim, amongst other reports, that Villa are interested in Serbian Red Star Belgrade midfielder Nenad Milijas who has featured in our transfer gossip articles before. As reported on Vital Wolves, they are also looking to bid £2.6million for the player. www.wolves.vitalfootball.co.uk
Danny Fullbrook of the Daily Star says Villa want to bring back former Arsenal winger Alexander Hleb who moved to Barcelona for £17million last summer. Apparently the Barca boss Pep Guardiola is willing to sell him and the report claims he is now valued at around £10million. Deflation, its a killer isn't it?!
The report says MON see's the player as a striker or wide midfielder to add a bit of competition for Ashley Young and James Milner. I also believe MON see's him as a left-back but can't get confirmation of that! :o)))) Danny report says Hleb’s agent Oliver Minztlaff confirmed interest from English and German clubs. But Villa are top of the list.
Wiki on Hleb Click Here Not sure about this one, didn't he go way off the boil for the Gunners?
According to Sky Sports the agent of Obafemi Martins claims there is interest from three Premier League clubs for the Newcastle United striker. They claim Arsenal, Everton and Aston Villa are the interested clubs. The 24-year-old joined Newcastle in 2006 from Inter Milan for £10million and has scored 28 goals for them since.
Wiki on Martins: Click Here
The Birmingham Mail also have the Martins link and repeat the links to Spurs duo Tom Huddlestone and David Bentley.
David Trezeguet's agent says the Juventus striker might be interested in a move to the Premiership. 'The English option is possible and there are quite a few different clubs interested in David. Obviously I cannot say which, but just think about the sides that can afford a world class player like him. There aren’t all that many to choose from.' Tribal have the headline linking us and Arsenal and also mention Manchester City and Tottenham. Must admit I can't see where the substance is as to who are interested but hey, we can but dream.
Wiki on the France international: Click Here Looks rubbish to me, he's only scored 131 goals!!
Sultana Sports have quotes from Malaga midfielder Antonio Apono after the 25-year-old was linked to Villa. On his agents he says 'They have not told me anything. But I am a Malaga player and am very happy here. What I am going to do now is relax. My representative deals with that kind of stuff. If they were to make a move in my direction, then I would have to listen to what they have to say and think about it. Nevertheless, I repeat that Malaga is my club and I am not aware of anything.'