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Former Liverpool goalkeeper set to join Villa

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Former Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Raina is set to sign for Aston Villa for the rest of the season. The 37 year old is currently with AC Milan but they are allowing him to leave to join the Midlands club, who are in need of goalkeeping cover after number one Tom Heaton was ruled out for the rest of the current ...

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Drinkwater moves to Villa

Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater has moved to Aston Villa on loan. The 29 year old spent the first half of the season on loan with Burnley, but failed to make an impression at Turf Moor, starting just one Premier League game for the Lancashire club having injured his ankle in an incident outside a Manchester nightclub in September.  He also ...

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Lampard admits Giroud could leave

The speculation about the future of Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has hotted-up after his manager Frank Lampard, having previously stating he wanted to keep the World Cup winner at Stamford Bridge, finally admitted he could leave. Speaking after their FA Cup victory over Nottingham Forest on Sunday, where Giroud was an unused sub, Lampard said “If the conditions are that ...

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Drinkwater re-joins Chelsea

Danny Drinkwater has returned to Chelsea after his loan spell at Burnley came to an end. The former England midfielder moved to the Lancashire club in August hoping to resurrect his career, after making just five Premier League starts at Stamford bridge since his £35 million move from Leicester City in 2017. However, an incident outside a Manchester nightclub in ...

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Pedro linked with Villa move

Aston Villa are considering making a move for Chelsea forward Pedro in the January transfer window. The 32-year old finds himself out of favour at Stamford Bridge, having started just one match since the end of October, with Christian Pulisic, Willian and Callum Hudson-Odoi all ahead of him in the pecking order under Frank Lampard. The Spaniard is out of ...

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United want Villa midfielder

Manchester United want to sign Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has identified the 24 year old Scot as the man needed to inject pace and dynamism into the United midfield. Aston Villa though are in no mood to sell McGinn as they prepare for life back in the Premier League, and are set to demand £50 million ...

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Klopp set to make Wilson transfer decision

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Jurgen Klopp is set to allow Harry Wilson to leave the club, with a transfer fee likely to be set for him at £21 million. That is despite rumours to the contrary which implied that the German was prepared to give the Welsh winger the chance to prove himself worthy of a first-team squad place at Anfield. Instead, the decision ...

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Villa told to forget interest in Tuanzebe

Aston Villa have been told by Manchester United to forget any plans that they might have to sign Axel Tuanzebe on a permanent basis. The England under-21 international initially joined Villa on loan in January 2018, but injuries restricted him to just five appearances, before he re-signed for Villa in another loan move for last season. That proved altogether more ...

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Villa considering Cahill move

Newly promoted Aston Villa are considering a move for Chelsea defender Gary Cahill. That is according to The Sun who report that Villa need defensive replacements because last season’s centre-back pairing of Tyrone Mears and Axel Tuanzebe are due to go back to their parent clubs of Bournemouth and Manchester United, and there are no guarantees that they can be ...

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Abraham ready to fight for his place at Chelsea

Tammy Abraham is ready to fight for his place at Chelsea – but has not ruled out a return to Aston Villa at some stage. The 21-year old played a major role in Aston Villa’s promotion push which ultimately ended in triumph on Monday when the side clinched the Championship play-off, defeating Derby Country 2 -1 at Wembley. Now, with ...

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