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Aston Villa set to beat Leeds to Dutch international

Aston Villa are set to beat Championship rivals Leeds United to the signature of Lille winger Anwar El Ghazi. That is according to SkySports who report that the loan to Villa has been agreed, with the potential to convert it into a permanent move as early as next January. Born in the Netherlands to Moroccan parentage, El Ghazi joined the ...

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Aston Villa hoping for Tammy Abraham loan move

Aston Villa are still looking to bring in more players on loan before the transfer window, with one player they particularly want being Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham.  The 20-year old England international has spent the previous two years out on loan, with a successful spell at Bristol City followed by a more mixed season with Swansea City, which saw the ...

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Aston Villa set to release non-playing former England star

Aston Villa are set to release former Manchester City and England defender Micah Richards after the 30-year old failed to make a single appearance for the club in nearly two years after a series of injuries. That is according to The Daily Mail who reports that manager Steve Bruce has asked the club to make an arrangement with Richards to ...

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Villa eye loan deal for Liverpool striker

Aston Villa are eyeing a loan move for Liverpool striker Ben Woodburn, with Sheffield United also interested in the Welsh striker. The 18-year old forward has not travelled to Liverpool’s training camp in France, but instead remains in England to thrash out a deal which will give him regular first team football next season. Villa are in the hunt after ...

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Aston Villa complete first signing since new takeover

Aston Villa have completed the loan signing of Atlético Madrid goalkeeper Andre Moreira o loan for the rest of the season. The news will delight Villa fans who will reflect on what a difference a week can make. Little more than 8 days ago the club seemed to be facing a bleak future, as they struggled to raise funds to ...

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Thierry Henry linked with Aston Villa job

Arsenal and France legend Thierry Henry has been linked with a  move to club management and Aston Villa. The surprise development followed the news on Friday that a new consortium, comprised of wealthy Egyptian businessman Nassef Swairis, and Wes Edens, co-owner of NBA team The Milwaukee Bucks, have agreed to inject significant investment into the financially stricken Championship club, in ...

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Tottenham in talks to sign Jack Grealish

Tottenham Hotspur are said to be in talks with Aston Villa over the transfer of midfielder Jack Grealish. That is according to Sky Sports News who report that Villa value the 22-year old former Engand-under 21 international at between £30 million and £40 million, although separate reports suggests trhat Spurs chairman, Daniel Levy, a notoriously hard-nosed negotiator when it comes ...

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Villa turn down Stoke bid for Welsh defender

Aston Villa have turned down an opening bid for defender James Chester from fellow Championship club Stoke City. The 29-year old former Hull City and West Bromwich Albion centre back, was one of Villa’s best players last season in their run to the play-off final, and formed a solid partnership with former Chelsea and England captain John Terry. Now he ...

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Steve Bruce told that Aston Villa cannot even afford free transfers

Manager Steve Bruce has been told by Aston Villa bosses that the club cannot even afford free transfers as the financial situation at the cash-strapped Midlands club continues to deteriorate. Villa invested heavily in their squad last season in what proved to be, ultimately, an unsuccessful attempt to win promotion back to the Premier League, and the riches that come ...

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