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It's being reported that Villa are on the verge of signing Yacouba Sylla, a defensive midfielder, for £1.75million.

It's expected the player will be announced tomorrow, arriving from French second division side Clermont, who I read are currently 14th in the league.

He is also 22 years old and a six footer.

And that's about all I know about him.

The Birmingham Mail say he is the next option on the list after we were priced out of a move for Moussa Sissoko, who many fans would've welcomed.

The Daily Mail confirm the rumour by saying that Paul Lambert and Paul Faulkner have been beavering away at Bodymoor Heath all day putting the finishing touches to the deal.

There are also brief whispers that Stoke could be lining up a late move for Darren Bent, as Peter Crouch is apparently set for a move to QPR.

Could be a busy day tomorrow! Well, we need it to be don't we!

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Writer:Mike Field
Date:Wednesday January 30 2013
Time: 8:53PM


I hope he can work miracles. Welcome to the club,
30/01/2013 21:03:00
We need something Mike, not sure Sylla has the quality we need, he certainly doesn't have the experience. Let's hope it's an inspired signing! We need a couple more...
30/01/2013 21:04:00
0 experienced player from a quality side!!!
30/01/2013 21:07:00
Should I be excited about a second division French player who I have never heard of, many seem to think he is the messiah already . I get the feeling as long as we spend money people are happy
30/01/2013 21:08:00
Priced out of a move? by 250k? good one... Wouldnt pay him a decent wage more like...
30/01/2013 21:09:00
The French second division. It's renowned for it's quality. My arse. It would be a real shame to see Benty go, he is not a Stoke kind of player however.
30/01/2013 21:17:00
Agreed PiperUK he's not a Stoke kind a player. Trouble is he's not a Villa type of player now, not for the current type of side. IMO he's class and if we were a better side he would be major asset, sadly the way we play at the moment he's a luxury we can't afford. Still gutted if he goes.
30/01/2013 21:23:00
Lol@jonah. Living the dream! :@)
The Fear
30/01/2013 21:23:00
Come on lads give the fella a break he hasn't turned up yet...
30/01/2013 21:37:00
Been watching this since this morning. It was reported on twitter by there talk show. Expect a few more signings. Herd a lot of names coming out of Villa park when I up there earlier.. and we have bid for 3 more players.
30/01/2013 21:38:00
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