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The January 2011 Transfer Window Thread

The January 2011 Transfer Window Thread

Ok, I`ve put it off for as long as possible.... but here we go. The January transfer link thread!

You know the score, put in your ideas, wants, any links you see and discuss away!

The links so far: All The AVFC Transfer Links In & Out So Far

Forum thread to further drive yourselves mad: Click Here

Be most interesting to see how this transfer window goes compared to those under our previous manager!

Oh, might as well put the full list of ins and outs since Randy Lerner rolled into town as well....

FIRST SEASON 2006/2007 :


Kevin Phillips WBA £700k
Matthieu Berson Levante £1m
Ulises De La Cruz Reading Free
Peter Whittingham Cardiff City £250k
Eric Djemba Djemba Quatar Free
Juan Pablo Angel New York Red Bulls Free
Milan Baros Lyon Swap
Mark Delaney Retired


Stiliyan Petrov Celtic £6.5m - £7.5m (including add ons?)
Didier Agathe Celtic Free
Chris Sutton Celtic Free
Phil Bardsley Manchester United Loan
Gabor Kiraly Crystal Palace Loan
John Carew Lyon Swap
Ashley Young Watford £9.65m
Shaun Maloney Celtic £1.1m

SECOND SEASON 2007/2008:


Gary Cahill Bolton Undisc (in region of £4m?)
Liam Ridgewell Birmingham £2m
Jlloyd Samuel Bolton Free
Lee Hendrie Sheffield United Free
Chris Sutton Retired
Didier Agathe released
Steven Davis Fulham £4m
Aaron Hughes Fulham £1m
Gavin McCann Bolton £1m
Robert Olejnik Falkirk Free


Wayne Routledge Tottenham £1.5m
Moustapha Salifou FC Wil Undisc.
Curtis Davies West Brom Loan
Zat Knight Fulham £3.5m
Scott Carson Liverpool Loan
Harry Forrester Watford £250 000 initial fee rising on appearances
Eric Lichaj Unattached Free
Marlon Harewood West Ham Undisc (region of £3.5m - £4m)
Nigel Reo-Coker West Ham £8.5m

THIRD SEASON 2008/2009


Luke Moore (West Brom - £3.5million)
Olof Mellberg (Juventus - free)
Patrick Berger (Sparta Prague - free)
Thomas Sorensen (released)
Shaun Maloney (Celtic, £1million)
Wayne Routledge (undisclosed)


Curtis Davies (WBA undisclosed but around £7.5million + add ons so total around £10m?)
Steve Sidwell (Chelsea £5.5million)
Brad Friedel (Blackburn, undisclosed but in the region of £2 - £2.5million)
Brad Guzan (Chivas US, undisclosed, starts at around £800k up to £2m on appearances etc?)
Nicky Shorey (Reading, around £4m?)
Luke Young (Middlesbrough, around £5m?)
Carlos Cuellar (Rangers £7.8million)
James Milner (Newcastle, around £12million?)
Arsenio Halfhuid from Excelsior (undisclosed)
Emile Heskey from Wigan Athletic (£3.5m)



Gareth Barry (Manchester City, £12million)
Stuart Taylor (Manchester City, free)
Zat Knight (Bolton £4 - £4.5million)
Martin Laursen (retired)
Craig Gardner (Blues in January, £3.5million)


Stewart Downing (Middlesbrough around £10m + add ons)
Fabian Delph (Leeds United - undisclosed fee - around £6m including add ons?)
Habib Beye (Newcastle, undisclosed but around £3m?)
Andy Marshall (free agent)
Stephen Warnock (Blackburn Rovers - around £6m + add ons up to £8m ish?)
James Collins (West Ham United - around £5m)
Richard Dunne (Manchester City - around £6m)

*Loan fees not included. Figures rounded up or down. Only a rough guideline!*

FIFTH SEASON 2010/2011


Andy Marshall (released)
Stephen O'Halloran (Coventry City - Free)
Wilfred Bouma (free)
Nicky Shorey (to the Baggies for around £1.5m)



Kevin MacDonald takes over as caretaker manager:

Kevin MacDonald transfers (sort of... although already in progress really)


Stephen Ireland (£12m value - in £26-30m package for Milner)
Andy Marshall (free - returns having been released in the summer, one year deal)


James Milner (Ireland + £16-18million)


Gerard Houllier Era :


Robert Pires (free)

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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Thursday December 16 2010
Time: 11:37AM


interesting to see how quickly we get whoever they want this January. Still think the summer will be the major time, Jan the players you really want are seldom available really are they?
The Fear
16/12/2010 11:41:00
Thank god we don't have MON anymore. I got bored of waiting until the last 5 days of every window to find out if we were going to buy anyone!
16/12/2010 11:51:00
I agree with astvil123.
16/12/2010 12:15:00
Agreed with above... transfer window might involve anxiously looking at the news each day waiting for news of a player coming in and it actually happening!
16/12/2010 13:05:00
no more pires style purchases please we need players that can move!
16/12/2010 13:22:00
Pires can move when his got a tazer shoved up his arse HA HA also i thinthe Jan window will be interesting for villa and we will se a few people turn up. Im not going to Speculate on who i want at Villa park as 99.9% of the time it never happens. but all i can say is that villa will be buzzing with activity in january
Ted 369
16/12/2010 14:06:00
Scott Dann to replace Dunne? Would he fit into a new look back four and more to the point does anyone rate him as he is at the sty. Really tho i agree with the above comments as it actually might be exciting this window, let's hope we aren't going fo rany has beens though. My picks are a keeper, defender, full back and striker.
holte ender 1969
16/12/2010 18:30:00
*for any.
holte ender 1969
16/12/2010 18:30:00
Pires was never going to be a transfer to dramatically make an impact on the pitch. His experience is absolutely invaluable and it gives player like Albrighton the chance to soak it all up and learn as much as possible..
16/12/2010 18:33:00
Sorry holte ender but a centre mid is desperately needed... lassana diarra or yann m'vila would be my top targets but that a lil bit ambitious... CF, CM, CB need to be addressed before the fullbacks or gk need to be replaced... and if you disagree you should take a long hard look at our squad and then look at our rivals...
16/12/2010 21:25:00
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