Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Saturday's Aston Villa Press Transfer Talk

Saturday's Aston Villa Press Transfer Talk


Welcome to re-hash Saturday!

Yes, the press are at it and again, the only links are outward!

The Daily Mail repeat the claim that John Carew is on his way to Fulham this summer. Likelihood? I reckon, as he has just one year left on his contract, that the big man WILL be off this summer, he is great on his day but the quotes from Martin O'Neill about the player being a 1 in 7 big game player won't have gone down well and the sad thing is, MON is 100% right. I've banged on about JC for a long time, purely because he has everything, absolutely everything, to have got to the very top in the game and he should be mentioned in the same breath as the likes of Didier Drogba etc but all to often the big amn doesn't turn up. He also has a relatively poor injury record. At his age I can't see Villa looking to give a player who brings so much frustration (and to be balanced and fair, on his day so much joy - great song as well!) a big contract to run down.

We'll, I have no doubt (cough, ahem) have two new strikers in this summer and perhaps will also see the departure - brace yourselves for the grief to follow - of Emile Heskey.

Ok, the other is Ashley Young to depart. This time to Barcelona. Ok, he's been linked to them before but last time it was for £22million, now the Mirror have added £3million to his tag and say he'll move for £25million in the summer.

Every player has his price, is this his? Depends on who is about to replace him or to fill holes in the team. Maybe two £12.5million players would add more? Maybe not. Would be a shame to see him go but for sure, the only exit I'd allow him would be abroad. No way should any of the top four or any team in and around our second league within a league level.

Another snippet suggests Rafa Benitez will be off this summer if the Anfield club sell Torres and Gerrard. Why does this matter to us? Just brace yourselves for the next 'MON to Liverpool' story!

I'm told, in shock news, that Lionel Messi was seen in and around the curry belt of Pershore Road recently. It is thought the world star is moving to Villa as it is the closest club to this strip of curry houses. Or was it Lionel Blair? I do get confused at times.

So far we have:

In

Nigel Hokey-Cokey to see out his contract: Click Here

Villa will bid for £2.5million rated, 18-year-old Cardiff City right-back Adam Matthews. Click Here

Robbie Keane: Click Here

Veteran Wigan keeper Mike Pollitt.

Paris Saint-Germain playmaker Stephane Sessegnon.

Paul Scharner from Wigan. Click Here

Chelsea's Serbian international defender Branislav Ivanovic Click Here

Carlton Cole from West Ham for £12million Click Here

Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Lee Grant Click Here

Out

James Milner to Man Utd

James Milner to Man City

John Carew to Fulham for £3.5m Click Here

Ashley Young to Manchester City. Click Here

Ashley Young at the centre of £22m transfer battle as Spanish superpower Barcelona joins Real Madrid in race for Aston Villa star. Forum thread: Click Here

Ashley Young to Barcelona for £25million

Gabby Agbonlahor to Arsenal for around £22million Click Here

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Saturday April 24 2010
Time: 11:27AM

Comments

0
will the excitement never end, it will soon be time for our summer long transfer thread on the front page. Can't wait! :o) lol
The Fear
24/04/2010 11:30:00
0
£25million. Would you sell Ashley Young for that? Every player has his price, is that his? Would the re-investment in other players be better than keeping the wing wizard?
The Fear
24/04/2010 11:32:00
0
not for me
clarkamus
24/04/2010 11:36:00
0
We might be better able to answer that question if Albrighton had started more games. With Delph out for so long I think you can assume that whatever plans we had might be in the process of change.
Gordonsleftboot
24/04/2010 11:45:00
0
I would like to keep Ash but nearer £30 mill would be good investment and apparently SWP might be available, a decent replacememt with cash left over to improve the squad?! We need to be talking striker coming in really please buy Darren Bent.
claretandbluearmy
24/04/2010 15:51:00
0
If you could get close to 30m for each of them i'd happily sell Gabby, Young & Milner. Easily replaceable for that kind of cash!
YatesyVillain
24/04/2010 18:40:00
0
Agree with you reza - lets beat the scum and then see where we stand.
thorpyuk
25/04/2010 08:30:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Something For The Weekend (534)

Separating the wheat from the chaff..

Sale Update - And Now, The End Is Near???

Steve Hollis has updated the fans of Aston Villa on the potential sale of AVFC.

Aston Villa Injury Table - As If It Matters :(

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Aston Villa and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

The Meaning Of Relegation To An Old Villa Fan

John Lerwill on the meaning of relegation from an old Villa fan, our 1st ever relegation in fact, 1936

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Editor email
Profile
Mike Field
Editor email
Profile
Steve Wade
no email
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
no email
Profile
Turkish Penguin
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile
Chris Heath
no email
Profile
M Calucar
no email
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Aston Villa meh v Newcastle Utd will
Suggested By: Mystic Mug
LOL.. win28%
Lose, it's what we do56%
Draw, meh16%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 36 22 11 3 77 30
2 Spurs 36 19 13 4 70 39
3 Arsenal 36 19 10 7 67 25
4 Man City 36 19 7 10 64 30
5 Man Utd 35 17 9 9 60 12
6 West Ham 35 15 14 6 59 17
7 Southampton 36 16 9 11 57 14
8 Liverpool 35 15 10 10 55 11
9 Chelsea 35 12 12 11 48 7
10 Stoke 36 13 9 14 48 -14
11 Everton 35 10 14 11 44 6
12 Watford 35 12 8 15 44 -6
13 Swansea 36 11 10 15 43 -13
14 WBA 36 10 11 15 41 -14
15 AFC Bournemouth 36 11 8 17 41 -20
16 Crystal Palace 36 10 9 17 39 -10
17 Newcastle 36 8 9 19 33 -25
18 Sunderland 35 7 11 17 32 -18
19 Norwich 35 8 7 20 31 -26
R Aston Villa 36 3 7 26 16 -45
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
McLaren are making solid progress
Latest Vital Boxing News
Crolla v Barrosa – WBA Lightweight Title Fight
Write for Vital Football

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 3:00PM : Newcastle United (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 15 2016 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions163
2.The Fear75
3.kefkat57
4.sirdennis54
5.villasince6734
6.Silhillvilla33
7.Thomas Holte32
8."Merd"30
9.DeanoVilla25
10.LORD RON SAUNDERS24
The Vital Football Members League