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Transfer window

Premier League Aston Villa
by Jonathan Stevenson (U1987325) 20 December 2008
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Hi there,

We're putting together a guide to the January transfer window and I want to know what you Villa fans think.

Who do you need to sign and why? Who should you get rid of? How much money do you reckon you've got to spend?

Look forward to hearing from you. Cheers.

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posted Jan 1, 2009

We do need a striker and a big one, we already have pace up front and thats our only option without Big John,would like to see Hesky but think hes back off to the scoucers to keep their bench warm.The sooner Wilf is back the better so Young can go back to right back.I dont think we should sell as the squad is already small exept Harewood as lets face it would we miss him? Wait until summer when the real signings are done and then clear away the deadwood ready for our Champions League matches !!! smiley

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posted Jan 1, 2009

Here are the 4 signings that will make Villa a complete side at least until next season.

Creative Midfielder - Elano Man City - Skilful, good at set pieces, big character that only MON can handle.
2. Full Back - Wayne Bridge- like with Sidwell will come good with 1st team football.
3. 1st Striker - Ashton based on fitness test - Strength and height with good creative flair. If not then Kenwyne Jones from Sunderland. Not Crouch because you could never play Carew and Crouch together, need 4 players that could play together would be the key to this and next season.

2nd Striker - More mobile striker I think MON should go for Owen with everything never been a better chance to sign a big time striker the Boig 4 won't touch him and he won't go abroad, only Man City may go for him. A big money offer would get NUFC to cash in.

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posted Jan 1, 2009

I agree a fit Ashton would be great for us but when is he ever fit. I don't know enough about Doyle to comment. Knowing MON's liking for the unlikely,how about going back to Glasgow Rangers for their big forward Kris Boyd,he does like putting the ball in the net,I haven't seen him do much else. Wayne Bridge would be a really great leftback as he's essentially defensive minded,leaving AY to concentrate on the other half of the pitch. I again come back to Veloso of Sporting Lisbon,a young player who can play the holding midfield spot,or leftback,or leftsided centreback. What a great squad player he'd be.

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posted Jan 1, 2009

Ashton and Owen are injury prone,Dafoe wants Arry.Bent isnt good enough.Bellamy also injury prone and I dont like him winkeye

Aston Villa should sign;

Wayne Bridge age 28/Johnson age 24(full Back)English
Djibril Cisse age 27(right wing,striker)France
Emile Heskey age 31(striker)English
N'Zogbia age 22(left wing)France


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posted Jan 1, 2009

We are all getting ahead of ourselves though are'nt we,the main thing we need at the present is striker cover until JC is back. Then,if we finish in the top four MON can do deals for players who'd be more interested in playing for a CL team.

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posted Jan 1, 2009

*Wayne Bridge will go to Man City.
*Johnson is linked with Liverpool although I doubt they can either afford him or offer him 1st team footy.
*Cisse wouldnt cost alot and would relish playing for a top team again.
*Heskey again linked to Liverpool but wouldnt suit him as its doubtful he'l get many games.
*N'Zogbia would be good cover for Ashley Young on left wing,he also wants a move from Newcastle as he is unsettled.

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posted Jan 1, 2009

Hiya 606

I do not see why we need bent. Spurs spent 16m on him and he is been on the bench more times than he's been on.
Heskey would be a great signing but if we need a big striker, we need one on loan. We already have John, Gabby and Ashley who can all play striker. We even have Delfouneso who isn't bad at upfront. We need a new carew but only on loan because carew maybeout and out even longer but when he comes back Martin will use him, and we already hav gabby and ashley who scare the living daylights out of defenders on the opposing team.

BUT, if ashley left for madrid, we would need a new winger wouldn't we or aggy could go on the right and milner on the left.

If we had a few departures. I think these players could come in handy.
Theones in CAPITAL LETTERS are maybes

Arshavin 14M
Downing 14M
BOUAZZA 9M
ARTETA 17M
GAMST 11M

ASHTON, shut up about bellamy, he is ok but he has anger problems which could cost dearly. Ashton is big like carew, good like carew and will work hard AND WILL NOT GO TO CLUBS. Nothing against john but we were playing a match 5 hours later. SIGN DEAN ASHTON, PLEASE MARTIN SIGN DEAN

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posted Jan 3, 2009

We could get Ashton on the cheap as well, because of all the injury trouble and West Ham being in desperate.

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posted Jan 6, 2009

do not rate ashton at all, dont need him he is far too injury prone, heskey is too old and would prefer to sit on the bench at liverpool

we should be looking at 4 players to bring in atleast


Central defender - Hangeland (Fulham)
Creative Midfielder - Elano (Man City)
Striker - Podolski (Bayern Munich)
Striker - Kenwyn Jones (Sunderland)

we should also be looking at releasing the likes of osbourne,gardner, salifou & Harewood as they are simply not good enough for a team challenging for a champions league spot

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posted Feb 4, 2009

I think that we should have spend a bit more especially in defence but I trust randy and martin

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