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Shock Spurs Bid For John Carew!

According to Sky Sports News Spurs have formally put a bid in for Villa and Norway striker John Carew a bid that Villa have turned down.

Not much detail at the moment, according to The Times Appy Arry was willing to use Jermaine Jenas and David Bentley as part of the deal.

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The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday July 8 2009

Time: 5:41PM

Your Comments

are they having a laugh no chance hes happy here why take a backwards step stupid yids
clarkamus
are they having a laugh no chance hes happy here why take a backwards step stupid yids
clarkamus
They probably won't let us have bentley now...
olofthegreat
They probably won't let us have bentley now...
olofthegreat
Backwards step?
Othello
Backwards step?
Othello
backwards clarkamug - you had a decent season didn't have the legs and now you are so far ahead of us - do me a favour
YiddoNick
backwards clarkamug - you had a decent season didn't have the legs and now you are so far ahead of us - do me a favour
YiddoNick
yes BACKWARDS STEP
clarkamus
yes BACKWARDS STEP
clarkamus
no bently it is then folks.
bazdog
no bently it is then folks.
bazdog
This headline is midleading, although it made me read. You see, have have been linking John Carew with a move away for weeks in those transfer columns, but this suggests you never actaully belived in the gossip you were taking down!!
Matt_Us
This headline is midleading, although it made me read. You see, have have been linking John Carew with a move away for weeks in those transfer columns, but this suggests you never actaully belived in the gossip you were taking down!!
Matt_Us
yeah well we will see it is two seasons now but i guess theres no need to deal in facts
clarkamus
yeah well we will see it is two seasons now but i guess theres no need to deal in facts
clarkamus
Sorry.... but Jenas and Bentley for maybe Carew and some cash would be worth it !! Buy Berg in and you have just got Villa a top 6 side again, I reckon Carew will probably miss half the season with injuries next season should get a young berg in.
Villa 4 Ever
Sorry.... but Jenas and Bentley for maybe Carew and some cash would be worth it !! Buy Berg in and you have just got Villa a top 6 side again, I reckon Carew will probably miss half the season with injuries next season should get a young berg in.
Villa 4 Ever
Put your rulers away, lads. Villa have been European Champions, which in my eyes makes them bigger than most clubs - although, to be fair, I wouldnt say that of Forest. On the other hand, Spurs have won more European Trophies than any other English club, after Liverpool and Man U.
Stratty
Put your rulers away, lads. Villa have been European Champions, which in my eyes makes them bigger than most clubs - although, to be fair, I wouldnt say that of Forest. On the other hand, Spurs have won more European Trophies than any other English club, after Liverpool and Man U.
Stratty
Want facts mate, If harry had been at spurs from the start of the season statistacly they would of finished 5th. You have lost two of your best players and rumours keep mounting your going to lose your third best one. you dont look like bringing in like for like and more importantly improve your squad depth. I like villa as they play the game in the right way, but dont start mouthin off because it will make you look foolish.
zzz
Want facts mate, If harry had been at spurs from the start of the season statistacly they would of finished 5th. You have lost two of your best players and rumours keep mounting your going to lose your third best one. you dont look like bringing in like for like and more importantly improve your squad depth. I like villa as they play the game in the right way, but dont start mouthin off because it will make you look foolish.
zzz
Bentley AND jenas for john carew! lol no chance! carew is a decent target man, not an outstanding one, absolutely no way is he of a calibre high enough to warrant spurs offering both midfielders
lillywhites101
Bentley AND jenas for john carew! lol no chance! carew is a decent target man, not an outstanding one, absolutely no way is he of a calibre high enough to warrant spurs offering both midfielders
lillywhites101
villa 4 Ever no way mate carew must stay. and all this interest in villa playes just shows what a good team we have really.
black_villian
villa 4 Ever no way mate carew must stay. and all this interest in villa playes just shows what a good team we have really.
black_villian
Offer them Ash instead for our pick of any five of their players plus 20 million. That would send the tic man back to his hole.
andy5759
Offer them Ash instead for our pick of any five of their players plus 20 million. That would send the tic man back to his hole.
andy5759
sorry zz but I have to pick you up that, how can you possibly present 'if harry had been at spurs from the start of the season statistically they would have finished 5th' as a fact. There is absolutely no fact to that. The only fact you can derive from it is to say that spurs were the 5th best team for the games where happy was manager, which is a totally different situation. I could equally present a 'fact' that Villa would've finished 3rd if Martin Laursen hadn't got injured as that's where we were when he went out, doesn't make it true though does it.
paul_e
sorry zz but I have to pick you up that, how can you possibly present 'if harry had been at spurs from the start of the season statistically they would have finished 5th' as a fact. There is absolutely no fact to that. The only fact you can derive from it is to say that spurs were the 5th best team for the games where happy was manager, which is a totally different situation. I could equally present a 'fact' that Villa would've finished 3rd if Martin Laursen hadn't got injured as that's where we were when he went out, doesn't make it true though does it.
paul_e
Lol. This Villa vs Spurs argument is as old as time itself. Despite both sets of fans posturing the only certainty is grown men will act like 6 year old children. It always surprises me when people take transfer rumours so personally probably no truth in it; despite Carew being very decent striker (and exactly the type of man we need to give us balance) there's probably little truth in the rumour because Villa do not need to sell so we'd have to offer double what he's worth to prevent Villa laughing us off the phone. Also Bently and Jenas for Carew?! Surely that should have set off the alarm bells...
Phartman87
Lol. This Villa vs Spurs argument is as old as time itself. Despite both sets of fans posturing the only certainty is grown men will act like 6 year old children. It always surprises me when people take transfer rumours so personally probably no truth in it; despite Carew being very decent striker (and exactly the type of man we need to give us balance) there's probably little truth in the rumour because Villa do not need to sell so we'd have to offer double what he's worth to prevent Villa laughing us off the phone. Also Bently and Jenas for Carew?! Surely that should have set off the alarm bells...
Phartman87
Well said Phartman - let's inject some sense from both sides here! :o)
BobTheBuilder
Well said Phartman - let's inject some sense from both sides here! :o)
BobTheBuilder
If MON wants Bentley then he has to expect us to want a player in the deal.
spurs Babe
If MON wants Bentley then he has to expect us to want a player in the deal.
spurs Babe
Shut up woman!!
samtozer
Shut up woman!!
samtozer
True say paul e, but as we are all now equal first we are back to hypotheticals for next season. Saying that it would be a backwards step though is way off the mark as long as a player is getting as much first team football in the same league. The only instance that it may be a negative move is due to having to get used to a new team as both clubs are in the same position for next season.
zzz
True say paul e, but as we are all now equal first we are back to hypotheticals for next season. Saying that it would be a backwards step though is way off the mark as long as a player is getting as much first team football in the same league. The only instance that it may be a negative move is due to having to get used to a new team as both clubs are in the same position for next season.
zzz
We have one of the most impotent strike forces in the premiership, despite the 'names' and the hype that suggest otherwise, so offloading John Carew would in my estimation be a mistake of major proporions. Cant for one minute believe that MON would allow him to move on anyway, certainly not to a team that will quite possibly be challenging for a top five/six finish in the upcoming campaign, and as such, be a major threat to our own aspirations.
glensider
We have one of the most impotent strike forces in the premiership, despite the 'names' and the hype that suggest otherwise, so offloading John Carew would in my estimation be a mistake of major proporions. Cant for one minute believe that MON would allow him to move on anyway, certainly not to a team that will quite possibly be challenging for a top five/six finish in the upcoming campaign, and as such, be a major threat to our own aspirations.
glensider
ppl calm down, carew has said he is happy at villa loves the club loves the fans and is happier now than at any other club he has played for, and has said more than once last season and in the last few weeks that he would like to finnish his carear at villa, so i personaly dont think he wants to leave.
nemisis
ppl calm down, carew has said he is happy at villa loves the club loves the fans and is happier now than at any other club he has played for, and has said more than once last season and in the last few weeks that he would like to finnish his carear at villa, so i personaly dont think he wants to leave.
nemisis
"If MON wants Bentley then he has to expect us to want a player in the deal." Another idiotic spuds fan, oh yes, cos every deal in football involves a player swap! what a stupid point. Do you spuds fans realise that you are the most ridiculed bunch of fans in the prem along with the toon (RIP). Every fan I know regardless of football team they follow when asked the question "which team would you send down" replies "spurs". Asked why, and the answer is "because their fans are a bunch of delusional arrogant tw*ts who for some reason think they're some massive force in world football". And in this I include, Birmingham City fans, Man Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal, Norwich, Leeds and Sheffield Wednesday fans. Face it, you bunch of delusional self gratifying *********s have made your teams one of the most disliked in England. *****ers.
Longman
"If MON wants Bentley then he has to expect us to want a player in the deal." Another idiotic spuds fan, oh yes, cos every deal in football involves a player swap! what a stupid point. Do you spuds fans realise that you are the most ridiculed bunch of fans in the prem along with the toon (RIP). Every fan I know regardless of football team they follow when asked the question "which team would you send down" replies "spurs". Asked why, and the answer is "because their fans are a bunch of delusional arrogant tw*ts who for some reason think they're some massive force in world football". And in this I include, Birmingham City fans, Man Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal, Norwich, Leeds and Sheffield Wednesday fans. Face it, you bunch of delusional self gratifying *********s have made your teams one of the most disliked in England. *****ers.
Longman
Why are we even contemplating selling anyone? Let alone our only striker who can hit the back of the net with any regularity??? Jeez... this transfer window is fast becoming the most depressing ever... we'll be linked with some Boro players next.. oh hang on!
Bobby Norman
Why are we even contemplating selling anyone? Let alone our only striker who can hit the back of the net with any regularity??? Jeez... this transfer window is fast becoming the most depressing ever... we'll be linked with some Boro players next.. oh hang on!
Bobby Norman
"Why are we even contemplating selling anyone?" WE AREN'T. THIS IS TALK IN A NEWSPAPER. NEWSPAPERS DO NOT PRINT NEWS. THEY MAKE IT UP TO SELL NEWSPAPERS. Sorry to shout, but this belief of what rags print really winds me up.
BobTheBuilder
"Why are we even contemplating selling anyone?" WE AREN'T. THIS IS TALK IN A NEWSPAPER. NEWSPAPERS DO NOT PRINT NEWS. THEY MAKE IT UP TO SELL NEWSPAPERS. Sorry to shout, but this belief of what rags print really winds me up.
BobTheBuilder
Well said BTB - and even if you do believe the papers and they are telling the truth WE TURNED IT DOWN! Which suggests we didn't contemplate it.
AVFC4ME
Well said BTB - and even if you do believe the papers and they are telling the truth WE TURNED IT DOWN! Which suggests we didn't contemplate it.
AVFC4ME
Carew is so overrated. Would rather have Crouch and really dont want him. Never worth Jenas and Bentley...having a laugh!!
marcspur
Carew is so overrated. Would rather have Crouch and really dont want him. Never worth Jenas and Bentley...having a laugh!!
marcspur
Carew is so overated.. your having a giggle mate the guy is ucking awesome and he`s going nowere
B6_COMPANY
Carew is so overated.. your having a giggle mate the guy is ucking awesome and he`s going nowere
B6_COMPANY
longman you poor old ********, calm down you sad old cu5t before you rupture your piles again
lillywhites101
longman you poor old ********, calm down you sad old cu5t before you rupture your piles again
lillywhites101
Unfortunately, Longman is right lillywhites101. There are obviously a fair share of sensible fans of spuz in existence. Its just that none of them are going around shouting their mouths off and self praising their supposedly superior team constantly in an inaccurate and dreamlike manner. These sensible fans have seen the glory and success in the past and don't get mega-excited at the sight of a fifth place finish and a win or draw against their arch enemy. Don't believe the hype spuzzers.
Villan444
Unfortunately, Longman is right lillywhites101. There are obviously a fair share of sensible fans of spuz in existence. Its just that none of them are going around shouting their mouths off and self praising their supposedly superior team constantly in an inaccurate and dreamlike manner. These sensible fans have seen the glory and success in the past and don't get mega-excited at the sight of a fifth place finish and a win or draw against their arch enemy. Don't believe the hype spuzzers.
Villan444
Im sick of all this bull*****.
lerneravfc
Im sick of all this bull*****.
lerneravfc
even if he left, the man in my eyes is a legend.
Upthevilla_83
even if he left, the man in my eyes is a legend.
Upthevilla_83
Longman just calm down before you have a heart attack you silly old bugger. Christ almighty
Payno33
Longman just calm down before you have a heart attack you silly old bugger. Christ almighty
Payno33
glensider - i cant actually type how emphatically i agree with you.
lurman
glensider - i cant actually type how emphatically i agree with you.
lurman
Longman, didn't David O'Leary talk about the deluded state of Villa fans when he left your place? He said that when he became manager at Villa, he received fanmail which said stuff along the lines of "Welcome, Mr O'Leary, we are Aston Villa and we expect the top four".... and the fact that last season your lot were booing one of your very own when things started to go wobbly is also a testament to your delusions. The point being, each club has its own set of *****ers. Just some *****ers like to shout louder than others, as per your post.
Othello
Longman, didn't David O'Leary talk about the deluded state of Villa fans when he left your place? He said that when he became manager at Villa, he received fanmail which said stuff along the lines of "Welcome, Mr O'Leary, we are Aston Villa and we expect the top four".... and the fact that last season your lot were booing one of your very own when things started to go wobbly is also a testament to your delusions. The point being, each club has its own set of *****ers. Just some *****ers like to shout louder than others, as per your post.
Othello
spurs are a funnily poor football club
ric112
spurs are a funnily poor football club
ric112
yeh like spuds fans didnt boo anyone in there team last season oh wait amin who didnt you boo, plus why do we have so many spuds "fans" on the villa site do you actually have less transfer news than us?!? didnt think that was possible
nemisis
yeh like spuds fans didnt boo anyone in there team last season oh wait amin who didnt you boo, plus why do we have so many spuds "fans" on the villa site do you actually have less transfer news than us?!? didnt think that was possible
nemisis
spurs deleluded? i think villa fans are the most deluded fans in the prem at present without a shadow of a doubt...you all think you are the dogs nuts, and there is this big gulf in class between our 2 clubs, what aload of bollox...you played comedy football the last 2 or 3 months of the prem, and looked relegation fooder as u scrapped for a point anywhere you could get one which didnt happen much, now in the close season you are sniffing around our squad players....but go on, remind me you won the european cup didnt you! ZZZzzzzzzz
lillywhites101
spurs deleluded? i think villa fans are the most deluded fans in the prem at present without a shadow of a doubt...you all think you are the dogs nuts, and there is this big gulf in class between our 2 clubs, what aload of bollox...you played comedy football the last 2 or 3 months of the prem, and looked relegation fooder as u scrapped for a point anywhere you could get one which didnt happen much, now in the close season you are sniffing around our squad players....but go on, remind me you won the european cup didnt you! ZZZzzzzzzz
lillywhites101
Sounds like a bit of jealousy there lillywhites RE: our triumphant Eurpoean exploits!! At least we waited until we got to third place in the league this year before we started our delusions of grandeur rather than a pre-season rant from many of your guys on how everyone would rather play for 'Arry and how our top players will go to your place (something which that ***** 'Arry hasn't helped in increasing the delusions.) We are only after your leftovers if you believe the papers. Please take Reo-Coker in a swap with anyone except 'Arry
Villan444
Sounds like a bit of jealousy there lillywhites RE: our triumphant Eurpoean exploits!! At least we waited until we got to third place in the league this year before we started our delusions of grandeur rather than a pre-season rant from many of your guys on how everyone would rather play for 'Arry and how our top players will go to your place (something which that ***** 'Arry hasn't helped in increasing the delusions.) We are only after your leftovers if you believe the papers. Please take Reo-Coker in a swap with anyone except 'Arry
Villan444
lillywhites we just traded form with you as you lot were in the bottom 3 for ages , but lets just wait till matchday and we will show whos better, plus us comedy football? look at your keeper mate, theres pure comedy, lilywhite ur a nob face it
nemisis
lillywhites we just traded form with you as you lot were in the bottom 3 for ages , but lets just wait till matchday and we will show whos better, plus us comedy football? look at your keeper mate, theres pure comedy, lilywhite ur a nob face it
nemisis
I saw a Spurs season ticket nailed to a tree the other day and I though "Wow I'll have that!". Well you never know when a nail might come in handy...
AVFC4ME
I saw a Spurs season ticket nailed to a tree the other day and I though "Wow I'll have that!". Well you never know when a nail might come in handy...
AVFC4ME
spurs are a joke team, I actually hate them wannabe greats more than I hate united and Arsenal!
leelindsay
spurs are a joke team, I actually hate them wannabe greats more than I hate united and Arsenal!
leelindsay
we will see nemisis, im looking foward to matchday against you lot prob more than arsenal, and that is saying something!...no barry....no laursen!....modric and lennon are gonna run you ragged
lillywhites101
we will see nemisis, im looking foward to matchday against you lot prob more than arsenal, and that is saying something!...no barry....no laursen!....modric and lennon are gonna run you ragged
lillywhites101
 

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