Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Veteran Battle

Veteran Battle

The mirror are reporting that 34 year old Esteban Cambiasso is an Aston Villa target. He is out of contract having not been offered a new deal by Italian giants, Inter. Having previously rejected a move to Sampdoria he is now free to choose a club, with Villa and West Ham keen on his services.

Reports suggest that the Hammers are ready to offer him a two year deal worth £50k a week to play his football at Upton Park though Villa are also right in the frame. If correct this would be the ultimate U-turn from Lambert's 'young an hungry' vision and would also represent a risk, given that Cambiasso will be asking us to bet on his 34 year old pegs and his fitness in the worlds most furious league.

Cambiasso is a fearsome competitor, no doubt, but will the fire still burn strong enough for the Villa challenge? This is all a big 'if' as the pull and lure of London life and a last big payday may be too much for the B6 Lions though there is no discounting Villa's massive pedigree, history and the world class facilities on offer. Throw in Roy Keane and Villa might just have a deal.

Watch this space.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Villa_Grizzly
Date:Sunday July 13 2014
Time: 9:16AM

Comments

0
Even at 34 he'd be our best midfielder, and he has been playing regularly at Inter in Serie A and European competition. I say it's definitely worth offering him a two year deal in the hopes that he becomes our 'Pirlo'. I can't imagine anyone better for our young midfield players to learn from than a combination of Cambiasso & Roy Keane tbh
zigthevilla
13/07/2014 11:21:00
0
If it's true whats reported in the Mirror and that Big Sam is after him then he could be worth a punt.
HonestDave
13/07/2014 12:44:00
0
From two seasons of untried, inexperienced kids to 'dad's army' the next. If a potential bid is true then it goes to show that Lambert's vision is as clear as mud, but his tactics are crystal clear, survive at all costs until the new owner arrives. Boy are we in for some ugly football. If you thought last year was hard on the eye , you ain't seen nothin' yet!
marlin magic
13/07/2014 13:01:00
0
from sesama street to stella street, but i think the mix of old and young will be good, will be interesting to see how good the older guys we getting are.
Ali Arab
13/07/2014 14:43:00
0
A tug of war with West Sham eh. In that case, guess who's got studs on the bottom of their boots and who hasn't!......
Pride of Lions
13/07/2014 17:08:00
0
Why are we always being linked to potential West Spam transfer rumours? First Atsu, now Cambiasso, who next...
VillaHippo
13/07/2014 22:10:00
0
Joe Cole came here, Wet Spam were not in the hunt. Villa are on the up, Colour Copiers are on the way down.
andy5759
13/07/2014 22:50:00
0
Again.
andy5759
13/07/2014 23:03:00
0
I see everyones point about 'last legs', but this is esteban freakin' cambiasso we're talking about. He's been consistently excellent at Inter Milan for a decade, and from his games last season that I caught he was still excellent in that holding role. This is a fantastic pro who would only improve us, if only for a season or two. If we sign Ki Seung Yeung & Esteban Cambiasso I would be very impressed by our midfield purchases this summer.
zigthevilla
14/07/2014 11:10:00
0
Me too but what an if .......
bonker
16/07/2014 16:45:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Thug Paul Robinson Charged For Violent Conduct

If we did this, we'd be charged by the police, kicking and hitting out at someone. Not sure why they are allowed to do it in the name of sport?

Fans Do Villa Proud Despite Disappointing Season

By the time the curtain on the Championship campaign of 2016/17 comes down, almost 750,000 Aston Villa fans will have been in B6 for matches following relegation.

Four Generations Of Villa Fans Attending From France

DJFRRANCE attending the Villa v Blues with four generations including passing on this wonderful heritage to his grandson.

U23s - Blackburn 0 Aston Villa 0

Premier League 2 disappointment for Aston Villa following scoreless draw with Blackburn Rovers in our final fixture of the campaign.

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Editor email
Profile
Mike Field
Editor email
Profile
Steve Wade
no email
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
no email
Profile
Turkish Penguin
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile
Chris Heath
no email
Profile
M Calucar
no email
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Birmingham MotM
Suggested By:
Johnstone4%
Hutton27%
Chester3%
Baker19%
Taylor4%
Lansbury1%
Jedinak6%
Bacuna0%
Adomah0%
Grealish0%
Hogan0%
Sub-Agbonlahor33%
Sub-Gardner2%
Sub-Hourihane1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
P Newcastle 44 27 7 10 88 40
3 Huddersfield 44 25 6 13 81 3
4 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
5 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 44 16 13 15 61 2
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 44 15 10 19 55 -3
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Honda to hand McLaren duo more reliable engine?
Latest Vital Boxing News
Is Tyson Fury on the way back?
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.JuanPabloAngel349
2.Pride of Lions341
3.sirdennis256
4.The Fear231
5.Silhillvilla196
6.Melon Donkey167
7.HeathfieldRoad1874160
8.kefkat147
9.Sasquatch136
10.BBJ100
Vital Football Comment