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French Midfielder Linked + Brad Guzan Coming Home?

French Midfielder Linked + Brad Guzan Coming Home?

Sky Sports and The Sun are linking Villa with Rennes midfielder Yacine Brahimi.

The 22-year-old can play as a winger or midfield playmaker.

He is certainly looking to leave Rennes at least! He told RMC, a regular read in the Fear household: 'They do not count on me at Rennes. With the style of play there are times where I don't play - our relationship is broken now and I have reached the point of no return.'

The rumour is he will sign on a year long loan deal with a view to a permanent move next summer.

The Birmingham Mail say that Villa are set to re-sign Brad Guzan. The Independent, amongst others, also cover the story.

Our latest poll asks if you would re-sign Guzan.

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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Wednesday July 4 2012
Time: 10:38AM

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0
Like both of these 'rumours'. Hope both true
krfeskivilla
04/07/2012 10:51:00
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With our new manager I wonder if Brad will be get picked over Shay on better form? We don't know what's in Shay's contract a but after spending so much time sitting on his arse at Man City he may have some clause built in? Who knows and time will tell.
Thomas Holte
04/07/2012 10:54:00
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Here here. But if guzan does come back I hope he gets a shot at starting 11. I like given but guzan was in fine form whilst shay was injured and thought it rude that he lost his spot just because given was well again.
Zarch
04/07/2012 10:59:00
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Surely players don't have an automatic pick clause... Do they???
Zarch
04/07/2012 11:02:00
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Guzan I like that rumour. I hear he is a fine keeper with great shot stopping ability? Anyone seen him play... oh yes er...
revdpete
04/07/2012 11:22:00
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I'd take Guzan back, for sure, but curious why he would want to. He can't have been told he'd be our new number 1 by default, and you'd imagine he'd be our number 2 unless Given is sold/has a mare.
Lee282
04/07/2012 11:32:00
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Rate brad as a better keeper than shay,so over the moon! I don't think lambert would drop him the way Mcleish did,when he was playing so well!hope he starts as our number one
mickatkins21
04/07/2012 12:21:00
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Big fan of Shay Given, but I like Guzan too, and it would be great to have him back on board to provide real cover and competition for the No 1 jersey because poor Shay looked to be struggling with injury at the Euros. Brahimi I know nothing about, but he could be worth a go, may be this years Cabaye??
madirish
04/07/2012 12:29:00
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Zarch, no mate, I've been assured by a few in the game, not just Villa, that there aren't clauses in contracts that if fit, you have to play a player, and I've been told it would be unworkable.
vitalfootballadmin
04/07/2012 12:45:00
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balls, sorry, that was meant to be from my The Fear login not my work one!
The Fear
04/07/2012 12:48:00
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