UK time is: 19:44:05
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

*Daily Torture* More AV Transfer Talk!

Ok, really the gossip now is just repeats of previous links, I think we are all (?) at the stage where the gossip has grown boring and after the no show last weekend v Wigan, we just want action not words?

Anyway, James Nursey at The Mirror has a link to a 6million bid for Middlesbrough defender David Wheater.

His report also suggests that Villa would listen to offers for MON's 8.5million signing from West Ham Nigel Hokey-Cokey. Judging by the midfielders (yes, midfielder, not full or centre back!) face at the weekend, he'd jump at a move, he looked crestfallen sitting on the bench when Steve Sidwell and then Villa kid Marc Albrighton were both preferred over and above him despite our midfield losing the battle v Wigan.

Another report says that Everton are looking at Arsenal defender Philippe Senderos and Middlesbrough centre-back Robert Huth both who have been linked also to Villa.

The Daily Mail insist we are going to do a double deal with Spurs to bring in David Bentley and Jermaine Jenas with the report saying Spurs will lower their 12m price for Bentley as Appy Arry wants to use the money to buy Celtic's Scott Brown. They also claim that Spurs want Man City midfielder Martin Petrov and will off load marmite midfielder Jenas to make way.

The Mail things we'd get Bentley for around 8m and add ons and Jenas for just 7m. Hmmm.

Those links make sense don't they? No, not when you read Appy Arry telling Sky Sports that they aren't for sale! lol... Funny old game my arse, this is torture! On the links he said: 'I keep hearing that. I've never heard from Martin or anyone else about it, I just think it's probably a football agent trying to sell one of his players to make some money. Trying to gee-up some interest from somewhere, but they are good players. Jenas is injured unfortunately at the moment. He's a great lad and a good player. Hopefully he'll be fit for the weekend. If someone offers crazy money for any footballer, as it proved with Ronaldo, then it's good business. You can never say never with any player, but he isn't a player that we want to sell.'

Luke Young I'm assured isn't on his way out although some press are still sure he is. Details: Luke Young NOT Going To Hull


Bookmark and Share


Vital Villa on Facebook






Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!






Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 18 2009

Time: 5:15PM

Your Comments

I hate to say it, but I am growing fond of the prosepect of Bentley and Jenas even though we don't need another winger. At this point I don't want to go after players that lack quality. I still don't understand why we aren't going after established centerbacks. 15 mil for Hangeland and/or Upson. 10 mil for Van Der Vaart. Dump Heskey. Go back to the 4-5-1. Wait for Bouma and Luke Young to get healthy. Teach Ash not to fall over when looked at. I think if that happens we will be back to the 3rd place form of last year.
TheYank
I hate to say it, but I am growing fond of the prosepect of Bentley and Jenas even though we don't need another winger. At this point I don't want to go after players that lack quality. I still don't understand why we aren't going after established centerbacks. 15 mil for Hangeland and/or Upson. 10 mil for Van Der Vaart. Dump Heskey. Go back to the 4-5-1. Wait for Bouma and Luke Young to get healthy. Teach Ash not to fall over when looked at. I think if that happens we will be back to the 3rd place form of last year.
TheYank
So if Harry is denying that we have been in-touch who are the players that Martin is chasing? Petrov said in his interview that we will all be very pleased with the new signings. Mind you Fear said that a few weeks ago. You never see him and Petrov in the same room do you?
Cheshire Villan
So if Harry is denying that we have been in-touch who are the players that Martin is chasing? Petrov said in his interview that we will all be very pleased with the new signings. Mind you Fear said that a few weeks ago. You never see him and Petrov in the same room do you?
Cheshire Villan
You know what? I don't think anyone wants to sell at this point of the season. Simple. So we are *****ed.
olofthegreat
Sorry Olof, can't allow that even if only as a joke mate.

Question is, if Bentley isn't off why his quotes about us a few weeks ago?
mike_field
You know what? I don't think anyone wants to sell at this point of the season. Simple. So we are *****ed.
olofthegreat
Sorry Olof, can't allow that even if only as a joke mate.

Question is, if Bentley isn't off why his quotes about us a few weeks ago?
mike_field
I reckon MON stopped the deal after Bentley opened his mouth to the papers. Bentley is bad news, his attitude on and off the pitch stinks but is worth a punt at 7m to see if he can finally sort his act out. Centre backs are FAR more important though, still cannot fathom why it hasnt been addressed...........MON said he would address Barry and Laursen's departure and so far he hasnt. If this window closes and he hasnt replaced either adequatley im sorry but serious question have to be asked.
son_of_cher
I reckon MON stopped the deal after Bentley opened his mouth to the papers. Bentley is bad news, his attitude on and off the pitch stinks but is worth a punt at 7m to see if he can finally sort his act out. Centre backs are FAR more important though, still cannot fathom why it hasnt been addressed...........MON said he would address Barry and Laursen's departure and so far he hasnt. If this window closes and he hasnt replaced either adequatley im sorry but serious question have to be asked.
son_of_cher
Agree with The Yank, only the best thing that happened to Carew was Heskey ! Soon sorted his back out didn't he. Do you think Bouma will come back ?
miss polite
Agree with The Yank, only the best thing that happened to Carew was Heskey ! Soon sorted his back out didn't he. Do you think Bouma will come back ?
miss polite
I reckon we are still in for Bentley, but Levy is playing silly beggars wanting top dollar for him, like he did with Berbatov and Carrick in previous seasons.
DoLpHiNaToR
I reckon we are still in for Bentley, but Levy is playing silly beggars wanting top dollar for him, like he did with Berbatov and Carrick in previous seasons.
DoLpHiNaToR
Top shout from the Yank. We did so well with 4-5-1, i don't know why he ditched it.. Martin does have some crazy ideas...
Lions82
Top shout from the Yank. We did so well with 4-5-1, i don't know why he ditched it.. Martin does have some crazy ideas...
Lions82
Silly Beggars? I am sure Levy thought when he got the call from Villa, OMG it is the mighty Aston Villa calling I had better bend over and take it, selling them who they want and for what they want. Then again don't want to get your hopes up as it was the Daily Mail, Jenas for 7m what a joke.
TeddyLyon
Silly Beggars? I am sure Levy thought when he got the call from Villa, OMG it is the mighty Aston Villa calling I had better bend over and take it, selling them who they want and for what they want. Then again don't want to get your hopes up as it was the Daily Mail, Jenas for 7m what a joke.
TeddyLyon
Why dont we put in an offfer for martin petrov - he will add some steel to the midfield?
Pablo1978
Why dont we put in an offfer for martin petrov - he will add some steel to the midfield?
Pablo1978
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Canales Bid Made? (Monday September 1 2014)

The Villa Times - 01/09/2014 (Monday September 1 2014)

Ron Vlaar Going NOWHERE - Concrete News (Monday September 1 2014)

Dreams Come True At Villa Park (Monday September 1 2014)

Man Of The Match - Villa v Hull (Monday September 1 2014)

Transfer Deadline Day Live Blog (Monday September 1 2014)

KEA Is Rejoining Feyenoord - Update (Sunday August 31 2014)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. The Fear 39
2. DeanoVilla 29
3. sirdennis 16
4. littleburtonvilla 16
5. Pride of Lions 14
6. Villan57 13
7. Juan Mourep 11
8. d8ost 10
9. zigthevilla 10
10. gator 9

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Aston Villa 2 - 1 Hull City
Aston Villa 0 - 0 Newcastle
Stoke 0 - 1 Aston Villa

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 3 3 0 0 +7 9
2. Swansea 3 3 0 0 +5 9
3. Aston Villa 3 2 1 0 +2 7
4. Man City 3 2 0 1 +3 6
5. Liverpool 3 2 0 1 +2 6
6. Spurs 3 2 0 1 +2 6
7. Arsenal 3 1 2 0 +1 5

Breaking League News

Black Cats Sign Argentine Winger
Sunderland : 01/09/2014 19:42:00
Coates Joins Sunderland After Medical
Sunderland : 01/09/2014 19:23:00
Diame Next Through The Door
Hull City : 01/09/2014 19:15:00
1 Out, 1 In, 1 New Link For Leicester
Leicester City : 01/09/2014 18:41:00
Stoke target Man City's Nastasic
Stoke : 01/09/2014 18:04:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Villa Player Of Month (August)
Suggested By:  JP Fear
Guzan 6%
Cissokho 20%
Hutton 50%
Senderos 5%
Vlaar 3%
Delph 2%
Richardson 2%
Westwood 0%
Sanchez 0%
N'Zogbia 1%
Bent 0%
Grealish 2%
Agbonlahor 7%
Weimann 2%