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Martin O'Neill Says Villa Actively Looking

Martin O'Neill Says Villa Actively Looking

Martin O'Neill back and hopefully refreshed from a holiday in the States, has told the official site that Villa are 'actively pursuing' new signings.

The Villa boss promised:

'We're on the lookout. We want to strengthen the side. We have lost Gareth but we are hoping to be in a position to replace him. Having looked at the market and watched what has developed with the major transfers - Kaka and Ronaldo particularly - you can definitely say it's interesting times.'

Not that interesting yet, be better when we sign someone!!!! :o))



He also again mentions the likes of Manchester City and Tottenham as a threat next season and expects Everton to also be up there again, so warns even to stand still he has to improve the team.



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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Thursday June 18 2009
Time: 10:10AM

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Comments

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Just get signing you rambling numpty ! I think we need a bit more than replace Gareth ! You just know don't you we'll gain 5 and lose 5 and we'll have the small squad excuse again !
Villan57
18/06/2009 10:18:00
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Just get signing you rambling numpty ! I think we need a bit more than replace Gareth ! You just know don't you we'll gain 5 and lose 5 and we'll have the small squad excuse again !
Villan57
18/06/2009 10:18:00
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'on the lookout'.....'hoping'......not encouraging signs, are they?
Nimmo
18/06/2009 10:19:00
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'on the lookout'.....'hoping'......not encouraging signs, are they?
Nimmo
18/06/2009 10:19:00
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we would have needed 5 more players if no1 left but now with barry laursen harewood reo coker? going we must need about 9 but i cant se us buying in that many?
clarkamus
18/06/2009 10:33:00
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we would have needed 5 more players if no1 left but now with barry laursen harewood reo coker? going we must need about 9 but i cant se us buying in that many?
clarkamus
18/06/2009 10:33:00
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Just get the following done but the end of the week please...it's not rocket sicence!! ;0) Out - Taylor, Knight (2mill) Shorey (3mill) Osbourne (1mill) Salifou (1mill), Gardner (3mill), Harewood (3mill) In - Hart (5mill) Naughton (5mill) Richards (8mill), Hanglaand (10mill) Drenthe (5mill) Bentley (8mill) Huddlestone (6mill) Defour (12mill) Delph (3mill) Sturridge (2mill compo) Owen (Free) With the Barry money that's a net spend of £40mill....surely that's available? Great squad of 25!!
In MON we trust!
18/06/2009 10:55:00
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Just get the following done but the end of the week please...it's not rocket sicence!! ;0) Out - Taylor, Knight (2mill) Shorey (3mill) Osbourne (1mill) Salifou (1mill), Gardner (3mill), Harewood (3mill) In - Hart (5mill) Naughton (5mill) Richards (8mill), Hanglaand (10mill) Drenthe (5mill) Bentley (8mill) Huddlestone (6mill) Defour (12mill) Delph (3mill) Sturridge (2mill compo) Owen (Free) With the Barry money that's a net spend of £40mill....surely that's available? Great squad of 25!!
In MON we trust!
18/06/2009 10:55:00
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Reading what MON has said it is just vague promises to the future. When you read phrases like "actively pursuing" and "on the lookout" it makes one wonder what they have been doing in the run up to the transfer window, day dreaming, chewing the cud or what. By now they should know precisely who they want and be out to get them come what may. Swapping one for one, having lost our best player, is hardly improving the squad. Sadly, I suspect the dark forebodings written above may again come to pass. Come on Villa, don't just window shop, go out and buy some decent additions. At best, one in one out, plus at least another five top class, proven performers. And that is just to stand still.
Obediah
18/06/2009 10:58:00
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Reading what MON has said it is just vague promises to the future. When you read phrases like "actively pursuing" and "on the lookout" it makes one wonder what they have been doing in the run up to the transfer window, day dreaming, chewing the cud or what. By now they should know precisely who they want and be out to get them come what may. Swapping one for one, having lost our best player, is hardly improving the squad. Sadly, I suspect the dark forebodings written above may again come to pass. Come on Villa, don't just window shop, go out and buy some decent additions. At best, one in one out, plus at least another five top class, proven performers. And that is just to stand still.
Obediah
18/06/2009 10:58:00
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