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Craig Gardner In Transfer Tug Of War?

Only bit of gossip, just about enough for a very quick article - VERY quick - has Sky Sports repeating previous links to a Craig Gardner exit.

Bound to happen, he isn't even making the bench now so for the good of his career he has to move on.

Shame, always had high hopes he'd break through but there you go!

Gardner celebrating

He is apparently in a tug of war between Birmingham City and Wolves for the January transfer window.

The report claims he'll command a fee of around Ł3million. Whoever signs him, they'll get a decent full bloodied midfielder who is versatile enough to play as a full back as well.

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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday December 30 2009

Time: 2:20PM

Your Comments

why let Craig go and not s4!tŁ like Sidwell and Coker ? Of nobody wants them ! says it all !
villan57
why let Craig go and not s4!tŁ like Sidwell and Coker ? Of nobody wants them ! says it all !
villan57
Good luck to him.
claretandbluearmy
Good luck to him.
claretandbluearmy
doubt he will want to leave as he is villa through and through but he will only be a squad player here and to be completely honest i havent seen anything to sugest he is capable of more. a move would probably be the best thing for the guy and if it happens all the best to him
clarkamus
doubt he will want to leave as he is villa through and through but he will only be a squad player here and to be completely honest i havent seen anything to sugest he is capable of more. a move would probably be the best thing for the guy and if it happens all the best to him
clarkamus
agree claretandbluearmy, hope he finds a good club and has a decent career, never gives us anything less than 100%, just obviously isn't fancied, no disgrace in that.
The Fear
agree claretandbluearmy, hope he finds a good club and has a decent career, never gives us anything less than 100%, just obviously isn't fancied, no disgrace in that.
The Fear
hopefully we wont regret selling him, if we do. like the case of cahill...but then again, bolton's doing badly
Gruck
hopefully we wont regret selling him, if we do. like the case of cahill...but then again, bolton's doing badly
Gruck
He has to consider what is best for his career and it seems he is really not in coisderation for the first team squad at Villa. A shame, I thought he was agressive and could have been the defensive (Scott Parker like) player, but there again what do I know
Fatloser
He has to consider what is best for his career and it seems he is really not in coisderation for the first team squad at Villa. A shame, I thought he was agressive and could have been the defensive (Scott Parker like) player, but there again what do I know
Fatloser
A real shame as Gardner is a better player than Sidwell, more versatile than Reo-Coker & a player who has put in better displays at right back than right back Habib Beye. How he isn't making the line-up (never mind the bench) is an injustice & just further evidence of how poor our management team is at utilizing our Youth System & integrating our young lads into the 1st team. Agbonlahor aside, who else has been given a real run in the 1st team under O'Neill?
StuLinney
A real shame as Gardner is a better player than Sidwell, more versatile than Reo-Coker & a player who has put in better displays at right back than right back Habib Beye. How he isn't making the line-up (never mind the bench) is an injustice & just further evidence of how poor our management team is at utilizing our Youth System & integrating our young lads into the 1st team. Agbonlahor aside, who else has been given a real run in the 1st team under O'Neill?
StuLinney
Also, against Liverpool last night, who else would have felt more comfortable with Gardner coming on for Downing instead of Sidwell?
StuLinney
Also, against Liverpool last night, who else would have felt more comfortable with Gardner coming on for Downing instead of Sidwell?
StuLinney
Seen him play a few under 21's when he couldn't get a game for Villa and played great .. Thought he was gonna be a replacement for Barry at one stage .. He is one player that deserved a run in the first team and should leave to have a career and "if" he does i think he will do well and i hope he gets a good reception when he plays Villa .
Doug4ever
Seen him play a few under 21's when he couldn't get a game for Villa and played great .. Thought he was gonna be a replacement for Barry at one stage .. He is one player that deserved a run in the first team and should leave to have a career and "if" he does i think he will do well and i hope he gets a good reception when he plays Villa .
Doug4ever
my midfield would defently include reo-coker or gardner, i dont rate petrov much, and defently dont rate sidwell, WHEN reo-coker plays he never stops running, gives 110% anyone agree? milner, young downing, " reo-coker or gardner ", petrov, agbonlahor, 4-5-1 ike we did before heskey came and care injurd! we was top 3 then, if we never bught heskey we wud been playing 451 for few more games and maby would of won?!
Tr1dent
my midfield would defently include reo-coker or gardner, i dont rate petrov much, and defently dont rate sidwell, WHEN reo-coker plays he never stops running, gives 110% anyone agree? milner, young downing, " reo-coker or gardner ", petrov, agbonlahor, 4-5-1 ike we did before heskey came and care injurd! we was top 3 then, if we never bught heskey we wud been playing 451 for few more games and maby would of won?!
Tr1dent
 

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