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No Offers For Villa Players As Yet!

Nothing on the transfer front today really, just a few snippets in reference to potential exits.

On twitter, James Nursey ‏@JamesNursey

Said with reference to the James Collins to Sunderland rumours: "O'Neill likes Collins a lot but #AVFC won't give him a bargain & Collins prefers London so a capital club more likely"

He also tweeted something that I`ve also said a few times recently when asked:

#AVFC do not have to sell to buy but are trading carefully & already have a lot of defenders so wise for exits before arrivals

Meanwhile, Paul Lambert has told Mat Kendrick at The Birmingham Mail that he has had no offers for any of the Villa players as yet.

This is the thing isn`t it? We might say 'get rid of him, him and him` but it is easier said than done if other clubs aren`t queuing up to buy them!

I guess that if they don`t get offers for a few defenders, then moves for the likes of Ron Vlaar won`t happen as you can only have so many in your squad?!

When asked if any offers had been made he said: "No, nothing..........Being over here (on tour in USA) makes it a bit more difficult because of the time difference and where you are."

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The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday July 20 2012

Time: 10:22AM

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Sad truth is that the way they "performd" last season, a club would have to be daft or desperate to come in for the likes of the back four......
Pride of Lions
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20/07/2012 10:27:00

Oh I don't know...Sidmouth Donkey sanctuary might be taking a look at Collins and Dunne....
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20/07/2012 10:34:00

difficult, especially those on big wages.
The Fear
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20/07/2012 10:42:00

The wages more than anything could be the real stumbling block, thank you MON, at least his madness is coming closer to an end. COTVABU
irish villa
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20/07/2012 11:56:00

How many more years have Dunne and Collins got on their contracts? I thought this was their final year.
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20/07/2012 12:05:00

Collins fancies a move to London? I bet that will have delighted Arsene Wenger and Di Matteo!!!
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20/07/2012 12:18:00

Collins to London would be a good move - G4S are looking for Olympic security staff I hear?
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20/07/2012 12:27:00

This was my biggest concern, us being unable to offload the like of Collins Warnock and Dunne due to nobody in there right mind wanting them, lets face it only MoN is mad enough to sign these lot he is ouronly hope unfortunetly and the crafty bugger will pay peanutes as he knows we have a large wae bill thanks to his exploits to consider, he already has had Cueller for nothing after spending 7/8 milion of our money on him to barstool.
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20/07/2012 13:26:00

Yeah griffgriff good idea! Though if he tried to pass a trouble maker over to a colleague he'd end up hoofing them into the English Channel!
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20/07/2012 13:33:00

If any of them ARE off to Sunderland it's not likely to happen until late August anyway is it. Patience folks, MON will get there eventually.
Sheriff Kimbo
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20/07/2012 13:51:00

as long as Lamberts phone doesnt run out of battery at 11.45pm then we should be okay re:MON signing our defence
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20/07/2012 14:26:00

*on the last day of the transfer window haha
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20/07/2012 14:26:00

LOL Sherrif&Zig too true that is,
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20/07/2012 15:37:00

I knew it would all be Martin O'Neill's fault.
chocolate teapot
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20/07/2012 17:13:00

Their bloody agents should be hawking them about..... problem is no one fancies the wages even if the selling price is low.....difficult situation....just ask NRC his agent said he was massively in demand from Champions League Clubs.... well Hell Yeah !!!
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20/07/2012 18:04:00

ChocolateTeapot, the only thing im blaming MoN for is signing them in the 1st plaice whch he did by the way, and putting them on such high wages that other clubs who would normally be interested in these average at best players like Dunne Collins and Warnock will not match the wages MoN signes them on now i was a MoN fan befre he spat his dummy out but you have to admit this is why we are lumbered with these players the silly wages they weresigned on by MoN
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21/07/2012 09:03:00

To be honest I don't think we'll be able to sell Collins or Dunne this summer because of the silly wages that they'll be on like all you guys have said. I think PL knows this so they'll just be rotated around next to CC who he has big hopes for, until their contracts run out next season.
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21/07/2012 09:43:00

I actually think we will get a good season out of players that some want to see the back of. Dunne, Collins and Warnock will do OK I believe. We actually have two players for every position at the moment and I wouldn't be overly concerned if we went into the season with what we have got. However if PL can improve on what we have by replacing one or two then that is a good thing.
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21/07/2012 09:54:00

had t laugh when i read mys season ticket finance agreement this morning: section 75 rights: you have the right to sue the supplier if you receive unsatisfactory goods or services..... up to 30k!! I must dig out last seasons agreement and get onto the club.
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