Once the new manager is formally announced we`ll start the front page transfer thread that stays with us until the end of August!
Also, I have delayed the Vital Villa fan interviews until Lambert is officially announced because obviously one of the questions will be about the appointment!
Meanwhile, we have our first bit of Paul Lambert related transfer gossip.
I think the rest of the gossip, (as below) needs to be scrapped now as it won`t relate to this managers plans.
Meanwhile, Neil Moxley at The Daily Mail says Lambert should be in place within the next 24 hours and that 31-year-old Grant Holt is sure to follow.
Neil says Lerner will give Lambert a budget in the region of £10-15million to galvanise the team.
Holt put in a transfer request recently.
He has tweeted recently re: transfer request etc. The third makes little sense to be fair!
'Can I just say the rumours about me and the gaffer falling out are very wrong so no more tweets about that please.'
'Just to stop the rumour mill again. I have expressed to the board and the CEO that I want to leave the football club. Due to disagreements'
'I have loved my 3 years at the club and it sadness me to right this but want use to here it from me first. #lovedmytime'
Official site player profile: Click Here
Wiki: Click Here
Holte, who joined Norwich from Shrewsbury for £400 000 in July 2009 scored 15 league and 2 FA Cup goals last season and is apparently seen as a good partner for Darren Bent.
Sunderland have also been linked.
So there you go, the first transfer rumour for our new manager, assuming Lambert does become our new manager!
And all the previous links that I think we can safely scrap now?
23-year-old Spartak Moscow striker Artem Dzyuba: Young Russian Striker Linked To Villa
Striker Aruna Dindane: Click Here
Fortuna Dusseldorf defender Assani Lukimya-Mulongoti: Click Here
Andrew Johnson: Click Here
France U21 international defender Benjamin Stambouli: Click Here
Mali international and AS Nancy midfielder Bakaye Traore: Villa Transfer Talk... Mali International Linked
Danny Guthrie: Click Here
Danny Guthrie: Click Here
Danny Simpson: Click Here
Brazilian defender Douglas: Click Here
Heerenveen striker Bas Dost: Click Here
Bas Dost again, including quotes: Click Here
Wolves 25-year-old midfielder Jamie O`Hara: Villa In 'Battle' For Wolves Midfielder?
Rangers left-back Lee Wallace: click here
Leon Best: Click Here
Former Rangers Gregg Wylde: Click Here
Norwich striker Grant Holt
32-year-old Croatian International and Bayern Munich striker Ivica Olic: Click Here
Forum thread: Click Here
Joe Lewis from the Posh: Villa Transfer Talk - One Keeper In, One Out?
Joe Cole: Click Here
Huddersfield striker Jordan Rhodes: Click Here
Schalke midfielder Jermaine Jones: Click Here
Wolves player Karl Henry: Click Here
Blackpool keeper Matt Gilks: Click Here
Wigan midfielder Mohamed Diame: Click Here
Former Hearts keeper Marian Kello: Click Here and again with player quotes: Click Here and again: Click Here
Montpellier striker Olivier Giroud: Click Here
Russian striker Pavel Pogrebnyak: Click Here
Robbie Keane permanently: Click Here
Wigan Athletic winger/striker Victor Moses: Villa Transfer Talk... Mali International + Moses Linked
19-year-old Crystal Palace 'wonderkid` Wilfried Zaha: Crystal Palace 'Wonderkid' Linked To Villa
CORRECT: Brad Guzan leaving: Villa Transfer Talk - One Keeper In, One Out? and again: Click Here
Carlos Cuellar to Valencia: Click Here
Gabby Agbonlahor to Sunderland: Click Here
James Collins to Swansea for £5million: Almost An Entire Villa Defense To Be Sold?
James Collins would have to half wages to move to Swansea: Aston Villa Press Transfer Talk.. Collins No Go?
Richard Dunne to Sunderland: Click Here
Stephen Warnock to Sunderland: click here
Stephen Warnock to Sunderland for £2.5million: Almost An Entire Villa Defense To Be Sold?
Shay Given to QPR: Click Here
Stephen Ireland to the New York Red Bulls: Click Here
Stephen Ireland not going: Click Here
Talks are on hold until the summer for Brad Guzan, Emile Heskey and Carlos Cuellar: Click Here All gone
Gabby wants Emile Heskey to stay: Click Here Gone
Vital Villa on:
Vital Villa on:
Aston Villa have six players away with their countries in the October international window.
Midfielder Jordan Veretout hasn't just had to adjust to life in a new country, at a new club and with a new language, there was also the small matter...
Err. The Vital Villa man of the match v Stoke City...
Manager Tim Sherwood has given his normal Monday briefing, and goalkeeper Brad Guzan has also given his thoughts as frustration reigns.
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