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Our Second Ginger Ninja Speaks

James Collins has undertaken the first of many interviews on the official site since his reported 5 million move from Wet Spam.

Not only does he believe that Villa will help him improve as a player, but the Welsh international was delighted with his tour of Bodymoor and with what he heard about the aspirations of the club from Monny.

'It's been a mad 24 hours since coming up here but I'm delighted to have it all sorted.

'I came yesterday and met the manager and had a look around. It's a fantastic setting. I just can't wait to get cracking now.

'Aston Villa is a massive club so and I'm friendly with a few of the boys as well, it didn't take a lot of persuading on my part.

'I loved my time at West Ham but I believe I have taken a step forward.

'I have come to Aston Villa to improve as a player and hopefully improve their team. I'll be looking to do that straight away.'

Whilst late reports are coming in about us also securing the services of Richard Dunne from Man City, this move, whilst not the one many were wanting or expecting, should free Curtis up to undergo surgery to correct his shoulder problem and going off what Wet Spam fans have been saying, Collins is a no nonsense centre half who will do a decent job for us.

Welcome to the club James...if he starts against Blues he could potentially be an overnight hero!




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The Journalist

Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday September 1 2009

Time: 6:29PM

Your Comments

warnock and collins with debut goals against small heath will do me fine!
Little John Carew
warnock and collins with debut goals against small heath will do me fine!
Little John Carew
More chance of them scoring than Heskey or Harewood...
Villa 4 Ever
More chance of them scoring than Heskey or Harewood...
Villa 4 Ever
bit of an html error there - must be the ginger affect!!
merlin
bit of an html error there - must be the ginger affect!!
merlin
I was just so excited by the signings lol
mike_field
I was just so excited by the signings lol
mike_field
we need to get MoN out NOW, he's gonna turn us into the Ginger and Blues............that was a joke.................im off for my coat
Astonian Villan
we need to get MoN out NOW, he's gonna turn us into the Ginger and Blues............that was a joke.................im off for my coat
Astonian Villan
Was that a tumbleweed blowing by? :p
The Usual Suspect
Was that a tumbleweed blowing by? :p
The Usual Suspect
 

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