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Curtis Davies - Contract Latest

Curtis Davies' agent recently claimed that the player is disappointed that the club have failed to offer him a new deal.

Its reported that Davies earns a mere 25,000 a week (loose change to me and you) compared to other first team regulars including new signing Richard Dunne, who it is believed is on double that.

Some papers have reported that he is willing to quit the club in January, but it has been claimed that he not due talks until he has played 60 games for the club (he is currently 2 away on 58).

His agent Phil Sproson had said 'It is slightly disappointing given the circumstances of Curtis` injury and the fact he played on when the club were low on numbers

'We hoped it could be sorted sooner rather than having to wait for Curtis to play his allocation of games.

"But it`s the club`s prerogative and we respect Martin`s decision.'

He added - "We`ll have to look at the situation in January when Curtis is available and plays two more games."

Since then Mr O'Neill has spoken out over the saga (is it a saga? At what does an issue become a saga? I am making this a saga, why? Because I can!) "I do not deny that there is a stipulation in his contract. He is due a re-negotiation after he plays 60 games," said O`Neill. "I did not know that until the agent reminded me. That was not the reason I did not play him against Fulham, I would have thought the contract issue was private information, but if the agent and the player chose to reveal the details, that is up to them."

The defence is almost unrecognisable with new boys Habib Beye, Stephen Warnock, James Collins and Richard Dunne. Perhaps we have now seen the last of Curtis?

Hope it gets sorted, I think he is a good player, though Collins and Dunne have looked impressive so far this season.






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Writer: Dan Jones  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday October 8 2009

Time: 8:22AM

Your Comments

How long before the Davies to Spurs rumours start, perhaps a swap with JJ or Bentley??? ;-)
oxfordspur
How long before the Davies to Spurs rumours start, perhaps a swap with JJ or Bentley??? ;-)
oxfordspur
Poor lamb, only 25K a week, I wouldn't get out of bed for that.
jonah
Poor lamb, only 25K a week, I wouldn't get out of bed for that.
jonah
true oxfordspur, surprised someone hasn't started it already... shall we?!?!?!
The Fear
true oxfordspur, surprised someone hasn't started it already... shall we?!?!?!
The Fear
I think you just have ... :o)
BobTheBuilder
I think you just have ... :o)
BobTheBuilder
Seriously Bob, you've heard that Davies might be swapped for Jenas or Bentley? Blimey... might have to do an article...! lol
The Fear
Seriously Bob, you've heard that Davies might be swapped for Jenas or Bentley? Blimey... might have to do an article...! lol
The Fear
Is it true then? My mate, who's dads uncles cousin, is Davis' sisters mates girlfriends hairdresser, said Davis was in London a few weeks ago!!! Haha I do hope its sorted and he stays though, I think he's got a lot to learn, but could be as influential to Villa as Terry is the Chelsea
Trevis1874
Is it true then? My mate, who's dads uncles cousin, is Davis' sisters mates girlfriends hairdresser, said Davis was in London a few weeks ago!!! Haha I do hope its sorted and he stays though, I think he's got a lot to learn, but could be as influential to Villa as Terry is the Chelsea
Trevis1874
So we give a brand new double your money contract to a player who's injured that may never may full recovery and has hardly proved his worth to the sqiad??? What *****ing planet is this pub player on?
son_of_cher
So we give a brand new double your money contract to a player who's injured that may never may full recovery and has hardly proved his worth to the sqiad??? What *****ing planet is this pub player on?
son_of_cher
Quite, SoC. I really hope CD makes a full recovery and graces our team for years to come, but MON is spot on with this one. Anyone remember a young forward called Luke Moore who was absolutely on fire before he did his shoulder in ...
BobTheBuilder
Quite, SoC. I really hope CD makes a full recovery and graces our team for years to come, but MON is spot on with this one. Anyone remember a young forward called Luke Moore who was absolutely on fire before he did his shoulder in ...
BobTheBuilder
gulp... good point Mr Builder, not easy coming back from these things, I've had plenty of ops and know each time I was slightly 'less' after each one... and I'm not a top athlete. Come to think of it, I'm not a bottom athlete either :o(
the fear
gulp... good point Mr Builder, not easy coming back from these things, I've had plenty of ops and know each time I was slightly 'less' after each one... and I'm not a top athlete. Come to think of it, I'm not a bottom athlete either :o(
the fear
Agents!! Shoot the lot of them.
chocolate teapot
Agents!! Shoot the lot of them.
chocolate teapot
A shoulder dislocation and op is not career threatening and it certainly shouldn't affect you quality. Luke Moore just wasn't up to the grade. Curtis?? who knows...just shouldn't have sold Cahill
Steve64k
A shoulder dislocation and op is not career threatening and it certainly shouldn't affect you quality. Luke Moore just wasn't up to the grade. Curtis?? who knows...just shouldn't have sold Cahill
Steve64k
Curtis is truly not that great at this point in his career - even if he recovers fully he will have abit of a challenge to displace the new boys.
Pablo1978
Curtis is truly not that great at this point in his career - even if he recovers fully he will have abit of a challenge to displace the new boys.
Pablo1978
 

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