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AVFC Transfer Talk. Russian Striker Linked

Just a little transfer snippet I saw on

28-year-old Pavel Pogrebnyak is apparently keen to stay in England and is now a free agent having left VfB Stuttgart.

He was on-loan at Fulham for part of last season and scored 6 goals in 12 games.

Villa and Reading are said to be vying for his signature along with Fulham.

Pogrebnyak told Sport-Express: 'After three or four months, I feel that I have found my place in England and I want to play in this league. I feel great desire and strength inside me and my age will not work against me. We couldn't agree anything with Fulham so far, but I hope everything will be alright. If I don't play for Fulham, I hope to find another team."

Wiki: Click Here

His strike rate for VfB Stuttgart looks a bit average? Just over 1 in 4 ... 68 games, 15 goals.

He has 8 goals in 32 games for Russia.

He knows where the net is and can strike a ball! Go to 60 seconds:

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So far we have:

Lambert on players and ambitions: Lambert Looking For 5 Players With 20m Funds? and some exits: Villa Squad To Be Shaken Up - Players To Leave

AVFC Summer transfer talk thread: Click Here

Signed: Brett Holman


31 year old Norwich striker Grant Holt: Click Here
Grant Holt again: Allan Evans Says Yes To Holte But KEEP Bent! and... Holt would cost 6million: Click Here and again Click Here

Maybe not Holt: Lambert Looking For 5 Players With 20m Funds?

Burnley striker Jay Rodriguez: Click Here

Liam Bridcutt preferring Reading over Villa: Click Here

Wigan`s Victor Moses: Click Here


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
Gabby again: Gabby Agbonlahor Again Linked To Sunderland

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

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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday June 7 2012

Time: 4:27PM

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Not sure about this guy. Ok he's on a free, but I'd prefer Holt for 4m. At least he's done it through a full season.
Pride of Lions
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07/06/2012 16:33:00

I'd take him on a free, would be a better option than the Fonz and definitely can't be worse than Heskey.
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07/06/2012 16:37:00

I've heard that the Russkie is inconsistent, a bit like John Carew if you will so no I'd pass on this one.
Green Villan
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07/06/2012 16:46:00

I'm surprised Rodallega's name hasn't been thrown round in the media, he'd be a great free buy.
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07/06/2012 16:54:00

Rodallega's a free agent now isn't he? With Green on Pavel though, seemed to have a purple patch and then disappeared. Daft as it sounds, I'd rather us move for somebody like Dempsey if we are going for somebody of that more options.
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07/06/2012 17:05:00

good shout Hippo.
The Fear
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07/06/2012 17:19:00

Just another person for the wage bill, no. I think young talents such as Adam Hlousek or Franck Tabanou would be ideal.
Avfc94 we do
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07/06/2012 17:46:00

Interesting 'frees' about...It would depend very much on wages..which rules out the likes of Boswinga and Kalou I reckon..Rodallega, Pavel, Guthrie, Murphy would be worth having a look at...Need a 2nd keeper..Green, Gordon, Kusack (imagine they would all want to be number one though)..Point is there does seem to be a LOT of very useful possible acquisitions on Bosmans this Summer (Heskey? lol)
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07/06/2012 18:03:00

Just read the premier league managers voted Pa***** Cisse the best value deal of the year. Credit to the scout - Id never heard of him. I would like the next Pa***** Cisse to join Villa please. I expect Lambert to arrange this. That is all. :p
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07/06/2012 18:14:00

rodallega, diame, scharner, saha, nelsen, Guthrie, owen, hargreaves, murphy klasnic there just some of the bosmans available released by prem clubs and if on reasonable wages would help fill out our squad.
Bobs Villa
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07/06/2012 18:24:00

Rodellega or Progbenyak i would be happy to take, Saha would be good any one of these three on a free is a bargain
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07/06/2012 19:37:00

Daft to look at Dempsey? you must be crazy id sign him in a heartbeat...
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07/06/2012 20:47:00

I have found a kindred spirit CDX lol
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07/06/2012 21:42:00

Dempsey is a shoe-in at Arse pals or Spuds. Sorry. Keane and Holt would be ideal for the rebuilding - Victor Moses is like Gabby but with skill - I'd have him in an instant!!!! Midfield needs sorting and I think it'll take more than the mini marvel Makoun.
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07/06/2012 22:08:00

I'd love Dempsey and have been wishing for us to sign him for years, but he has his sights set on joining a Champions League club this summer. If nobody comes in for him by the end of August, I can see PL sneaking in a bid for him on deadline day. He would be a fantastic signing and would no doubt become a legend for us.
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07/06/2012 23:17:00

Moses, Sturridge, Rodellega, Javis there's some good players about that we could move for, I wonder who's on PL's list!! Besides Messi that is :)
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07/06/2012 23:28:00

Adz: Moses, yes. Sturridge strikes me as unreachable while we rebuild as does Dempsey. Not sure I want Rodallega. Jarvis, yes...but only as a replacement if Nzo goes somewhere. Anyone for OHara? Me likey, not like that though.
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08/06/2012 00:18:00

Dempsey, Joe Cole and no doubt a couple of canaries to be poached? A N other for keeper back up until Seigriest steps up in another years time by then Given may be too injury prone.
holte ender 1969
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08/06/2012 05:53:00

koolbill I have been saying O'Hara also I think he'd be great for us and a very viable option too. On Sturridge I know you are right but I really want him ha. Javis would be good to rotate (something Lambert does) with NZgobia
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08/06/2012 07:15:00

I see that guy Tchoi if I have spelt it right was released by the baggies if ever a guy needed turning into a defensive midfielder its him lol
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08/06/2012 13:07:00

Dempseys is an "Iwish" Feel he has been underated for years and is only now getting the notice he deserves.
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08/06/2012 13:12:00


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