Not a great deal going on press wise to be honest.
The Daily Express claim that Villa have put in a £5million bid in for Manchester City defender Richard Dunne. Bit of a yawn really.
The Daily Mirror claim that Sunderland will bid for Villa target (?) Sylvain Distin from Portsmouth along with (not that this interests us at all) David James and Lucas Neil.
Reports today suggest that reported Villa target (lets face it, he can't be otherwise we'd have bought him by now as he is clearly for sale) Middlesbrough striker Tuncay Sanli may be off to Fenerbahce on loan. Another report claims that both Wolves and Everton are also interested in him and that he might be available for as little as £6m.
Not sure what this is all about?!? Is there a Johan Carew or is Johan Portuguese for John?
Johan Carew to Benfica?! www.slbenfica.pt/Informacao/Futebol
Rough translation via google translate (none of these translators are particularly accurate but you get the drift)
JohanCarew about to sign
The Sport Lisboa e Benfica is about to sign contract with JohanCarew. Sources close to the process say that the agreement is to brief and presentation can now be done in the next game to be held in the Stadium of Light
The fans are euphoric and anxious to see the service of Greater JohanCarew Club World
(Don't panic, it is a spoof sent by a naughty Vital PL ed to me this morning!)
Aston Villa have a few players out on loan so far this season, so here's an update following on from the last month.
Gordon Cowans' Under 21 side hosted Burnley on Monday at Bodymoor Heath in a friendly.
Aston Villa have six players away with their countries in the October international window.
Midfielder Jordan Veretout hasn't just had to adjust to life in a new country, at a new club and with a new language, there was also the small matter...
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