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27 May 2016 16:59:00
Sources close to the club are telling me that Adama, Vertout, Ayew and Amavi are going nowhere - The club will listen to offers for Gueye but will only sell if their price is me, 10M I'm let to believe.


1.) 27 May 2016 18:18:30
But doesn't he have a reported 7 1m release clause.

2.) 27 May 2016 18:32:01
All those players are for sale and all of them have told the club that they want to leave.

Any credible source close to the club will have confirmed that.

3.) 27 May 2016 18:51:24
No one will know anything only player whose come out and said they want to leave is Okore the rest haven't spoken so keep guessing or speaking to the imaginary friends that you claim are ITK.

4.) 27 May 2016 18:57:08
€10m is approx £7.1m.

5.) 27 May 2016 22:01:45
Lots of people know that those players want to leave, the agents have been touting their names around for weeks.



26 May 2016 13:27:23
Hearing Aston Villa's new manager will almost certainly be RDM. Some of the players I have heard mentioned include Cyrus Christie, Ruben Loftus Cheek and Danny Ings - Also RDM wants to maintain as many of the current squad players as possible, hopefully this means the likes of Amavi, Gueye and Ayew will remain at the club - Departures for Lescott and Agbonlahor expected for non footballing reasons.


1.) 26 May 2016 13:43:36
No way Danny ings no way he would want to keep current squad pmsl dreamer.

2.) 26 May 2016 14:08:27
Totally agree, only reporting what I've been told - I don't think RLC would come either but maybe these are the calibre of players we are looking at!

3.) 26 May 2016 14:10:33
And by current squad I mean the likes of Gueye, Vertout, Gil, Ayew, Amavi etc. The likes of Richardson, Richards, Nzogbia etc etc are all being let go, or so I'm told anyway!

4.) 26 May 2016 14:48:21
roberto di matteo it probably is but don't rule out Neil warnock. I've been told he has met dr xia s people and that's the main reason he did not continue at Rotherham. and if you like a flutter at 25/ 1 I'd stick a cheeky 10er on. I've been told a few players we have been looking at include tielemans embolo and sule. all great young players that if we were still in prem would be great but I'd be shocked if any come to us in championship.

{Ed001's Note - Tielemans? Embolo? Sule? You wouldn't have a chance of them in the Prem, let alone in the Championship! You are back to form again.}

5.) 26 May 2016 15:02:34
Yeah I think those are a little far fetched KingVilla - These are too young players, particularly Tielemans!

6.) 26 May 2016 15:07:54
I've stated I don't think we have a chance if you read the post mate lol. just a few names we have looked at.

7.) 26 May 2016 15:11:28
Villa scouted tielemans 7 times last season however that was when we were a prem side,

{Ed001's Note - and were told there was no chance of him joining.}

8.) 26 May 2016 15:17:09
don't know what point you trying to make Ed. all I've said is we have looked at these players. I also stated I feel no chance!

{Ed001's Note - the point is it is pointless even naming them. May as well name Neymar, Messi and Suarez.}

9.) 26 May 2016 15:31:01
no Ed the players I've stated we were scouting all of last season so who is talking unrealistic now lol . Messi Neymar I wish. as I said in 1st post no chance in this league but who knows next summer!

10.) 26 May 2016 15:35:41
Look Ed001 - what you know full well is that those players would beg to play for a club like Villa if we were prem top half, you negative lot make it sound like its thé club regardless of position! Do you think those players would go to Liverpool if they had five miserable years then relegation?! Of course not is the answer.

{Ed001's Note - they are looking for a Champions League team actually, not a top half team.}

11.) 26 May 2016 15:38:31
Youre clearly from Small Heath park Ed001.

{Ed001's Note - you really are a moron if that is the kind of idiotic reply that you come up with. If you were intelligent enough to use your brain, you would have done the obvious thing and looked at my profile to see which team I support. As if I would have red as my avatar if I was a blue nose!}

12.) 26 May 2016 16:42:56
^^^^hahaha I nearly wet meself.

13.) 26 May 2016 17:17:07
Kingvilla talking rubbish! Come on people that's harsh.

14.) 26 May 2016 18:43:02
blah blah blah. kingvilla this kingvilla that lol.

{Ed033's Note - You're a rock star now, kingvilla

15.) 26 May 2016 19:24:32
I'm waiting for Kingvilla's next exclusive. John Carver for manager😂.

16.) 26 May 2016 23:52:43
All i am saying, is give peace a chance!

17.) 26 May 2016 18:55:43
Ed01 (Jesus)
Harsh, of course these players want to join villa! We are also looking at Rooney, hart, and bringing in zlatan.
These are facts, and are not desputed!

Come on, ed you know that every player obviously wants to not only not play in champions league, or prem, that they want to play in championship! With a club that has no owner yet, no manager yet, and fans that can't find a positive in anything!
Blindly they obviously want to play in claret and blue, because we wt villa! Lol.




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17 Jun 2018 00:11:31
So, seems to have gone a little quiet on all fronts so, what are people's anticipated 11 at the beginning of the season? I'm being super optimistic and including Grealish (back on loan) and Chester (retained) - I say optimistic, you may say foolish ;-)


Hutton, Chester, Huth, xxxxx

Bjarnason, Hourihane

Xxxxxxx, Grealish, Green



1.) 17 Jun 2018 06:49:57
BK1982-not foolish fella, rightly optimistic, sorry to burst your bubble but apart from Hutton, (huth? pantillimon? ), every other player on your list will be gone if the right price comes in, needless to say some of the worthless fecks will scarper for the sake of 'their career'even though their on good sheckles, the only thing stopping it from happening at the moment is that we're rudderless (what a blessing! ), so keep the faith and i hope your right, but the agents are in overdrive touting their players to all and sundrae, so next season i'd expect a nuthouse special, -a mixture of the youth that's left, old stagers for a last hurrah, problem players other clubs don't want and the customary cheap foreign mercenaries, welcome to the new world, but that's what'll make it all the more sweeter when we turn the corner and start the accent-hearts and mind boys, hearts and minds-VTID-and then i'll be back to haunt the fecks who crossed us-UTV!

2.) 17 Jun 2018 09:42:02
It's scary times Class but the entire squad cannot be sold, surely not? If that's the case then we will be relegated by Christmas! I think there will be sacrifices, perhaps to key players but surely we will try to maintain the core of the squad?

I can see Grealish being sold, fingers crossed with a loan back - Perhaps Adomah if the price is right as we have a ready made replacement in Green! Those two sales would surely ease any FFP pressures?

Of course there are the current cashflow issues hanging over the club but if we can get see inward investment I'm sure these will be resolved - If we can't of course then yes there will be more player sales :- (.

3.) 17 Jun 2018 17:28:17
Hi all this is my 1st post and it's a realistic one IMO people need to wake up and realise that super Jack will be sold 100% and come on guys teams do not loan back 22/ 23 year old players this may be the case with kids but Jack is ready to play in premier league now. Sorry guys but we need to sell him for the good of the club 30+ million would be much welcomed and would secure the future of our club I know it's feels rubbish but I think we'll all agree the club is more important than one player.

4.) 17 Jun 2018 20:31:47
If disagree that Jack is ready to play for some of the top teams AVFC78 - He was outstanding this season but he only played what, half at most? And prior to that he was certainly a talent rather than the complete player, for me he needs another year playing every week for Villa - I fear if he moves to a Chelsea, or even a Spurs, he may get lost in the crowd! I love the kid, he's an amazing player but he's had 6 months of top form, in the championship, so I wouldn't be surprised if Villa could negotiate an additional year on loan as part of any sale! Totally agree though, he will be sold, my hope is that his sale along with some fringe players will mean we can keep the rest of the squad together.

5.) 17 Jun 2018 21:40:33
I don't disagree with you mate I just think whoever buys him will keep him there's no way anyone will pay 30+ million for him just to give him back to us, now if we sell him for 15/ 20 million we may get somebody give us a year but I doubt it. I just think we need to sell him for the good of the club let's cash in now because like you pointed out he has only played consistently well for 6 months and nobody knows how he will go next season although I do think he his the real deal and could be a big star in the prem next season.



01 Jun 2018 13:51:44
Lads, it pains me to say this but the more I think about it the more logical it is to sell Grealish - If, and only if, it is enough to cover us from a FFP perspective.

What are your thoughts? Is it worth selling our star player to ensure we can keep the remainder of the squad intact? I'm honestly torn.

We have a strong squad of highly paid, and previously highly rated players at our disposal - Why aren't they being used? If we could find a manager who can use the "squad" and develop our young talent then I honestly don't think we will be far off, even minus Grealish.

If we can be smart in the transfer market and use the loan system in an intelligent manner then we could be looking at a Squad of.


Dean Henderson (L)

Tuanzebe (L) / Chester/ Huth (F) / Knudsen (B)


Hourihane/ Tom Davies (L)

O'Hare/ Kodjia/ Green



Bree/ Jedinak/ Rice (L) / Clarke


Lansbury/ Lyden

Hepburn-Murphy/ Hogan/ Adomah

In a perfect world we don't sell Grealish and he leads us to the promised land but he is the only player that can really get us out of trouble without impacting the squad. This is redundant however if Bruce is in charge.


1.) 01 Jun 2018 14:17:01
The more I see it selling grealish would be the best chance,
But it's heart breaking to see your best home talent being sold to satisfy ffp.
Losing the final has set us back years,
I do think we have good young players to blood into first team but as I've said many times Bruce is not the manager for bringing through the youngsters,
But Bruce will be here next season I'm sure of it,
I have not got a problem with that as long as he has learned from last year with his ultra defensive tactics
But there are many free and out of contract players available it's up to the scouting to get them,

2.) 01 Jun 2018 15:04:46
I think selling Grealish means less of a squad overall - let's remember that this is a team, heavily driven by Grealish I admit, that missed out on promotion by a single goal. If we can maintain the core of the team and add a few shrewd signings, both loan and free, then we can be in the mix again but. Bruce is not the man to for this job, I see Oscar Garcia is a free agent, now there is a man who could instil a philosophy, almost to a fault. Basically the squad needs a fresh start, players like Hogan and Lansbury who are good Championship players have been in the wilderness for too long under Bruce, they could thrive under a new manager and save us money.

3.) 01 Jun 2018 15:24:13
Can not disagree with you mate.

4.) 01 Jun 2018 18:45:47
with all due respect i have read through a lot of these posts with Bruce out, let's look at it do you think terry came for the money, do you think Snodgrass came for the money, johnson and axel came for the money, no they came because of how the player looks at bruce or there managers looks at bruce, name me one player dean smith could pull our way.



28 May 2018 09:23:34
I don't believe it is even up for debate, Bruce should be removed from his position with immediate effect - Totally agree with your points on stability AVillaFan but the sad fact is Bruce has failed to win promotion despite having one of the strongest, most expensive and experienced squads in Championship history, this is not acceptable and as a result we are forced down a more frugal and dangerous path.

That being said, I think we are in a very fortunate position where we have some potentially outstanding youth team members waiting in the wings - RHM, Davis, O'Hare, Green should / will all have massive roles next season but we need a manager who can develop and nurture these players - Bruce is not that man.

For me the obvious candidate is Dean Smith - Brendford play technical attacking football and Smith has a philosophy which embraces youth and pace. We need a manager like this going forward, experience is very useful but too often this season we have looked slow and laboured, an injection of pace and youth is sadly required - And if we get it right we really could have an exciting team next year.

Yes the money is gone, yes we are in a potentially new era for Aston Villa (albeit a potentially short one, I hope) but it can be an exciting one - Bare in mind Fulham and Cardiff didn't have parachute payments, likewise Brighton and Huddersfield so promotion can be achieved. BUT, and its a massive but, we need to get it right this summer and that starts by removing Bruce as manager.

Finally, WE NEED TO KEEP GREALISH! If he leaves then it really doesn't matter what we do, it doesn't matter if we get 50M for him, we won't be able to replace him, he needs to stay.




27 May 2018 10:08:43
Lads, what do you hope happens in the summer?

We HAVE to keep Grealish and Chester, also Bruce HAS to go but who do we replace him with?

With FFP we need to look at the youth, the likes of Green and O'Hare will be hugely important next season as long as we have a manager who can deploy and develop them in the right manner.

Gutted we didn't go up but I think we have one last shot before becoming Leeds 2.0, this season is absolutely massive in the history of Aston Villa!


1.) 27 May 2018 11:05:48
I'm also gutted we failed but not surprised really,
We have dropped silly points to teams we should have beat but I'm afraid in most games we don't start on the front foot
Just like yesterday,
But against wolves and Bristol c we were brilliant.
So begs the question why can we do it in them games but mostly in other games we have really struggled,
The style of football is poor and turgid at times,
We have tried the experienced route and it needs replacing with more younger pacey players,
We will go for more loan players now due to ftp
One player we must keep is grealish but will we?
I fear for us now the championship getting harder year by year
And our money is running out to bring in quality players,
I'm really p****d off now and we have blown a great chance to get amongst the elite,
Will we get back in the future,
Lost for words now and my summer has being ruined,
Sod the world cup villa in the premiership was my goal and now it's gone up in smoke.



21 May 2018 10:24:28
Are people confident we will be successful on Saturday?

And if we are, what would you like to happen in the summer?


1.) 21 May 2018 18:18:28
Yes we are going up and I would then like Benteke back. UTV.

2.) 21 May 2018 19:30:27
What are your reasons for wanting Benteke back?

3.) 21 May 2018 21:21:20
He has done very well for us before and I think he's a Steve Bruce player his still young aswel with hardly a injury record. Ohhhhh Christian Benteke. I would also try to get wilfred Zara if Dr. Tonys serious about investing big money.

4.) 21 May 2018 22:31:35
Zero chance of Zaha mate, let’s be realistic🙈 better yet let’s get promoted first!

5.) 22 May 2018 10:10:47
I've read Bruce would like to secure all loan signings permanently if we are promoted - This is worrying.

Johnstone and Snodgrass would be welcome additions to a Premier League side and Axel Tuanzebe has massive potential but I don't want us to waste money on Grabban - He's been very good for us but he is not PL standard.

If we go up that team needs major surgery / investment - For me we need 7 first team players.




Snodgrass Grealish XXXXX


The "squad" can come from the remaining players here.

Sam Johnstone - BUY
Jed Steer - KEEP
Mark Bunn - SELL
Matija Sarkic - LOAN

Neil Taylor - SELL
Christopher Samba - RELEASE
James Chester - KEEP
James Bree - KEEP
Micah Richards - SELL
Alan Hutton - KEEP
John Terry - KEEP
Axel Tuanzebe - BUY
Mitchell Clark - LOAN

Henri Lansbury - SELL
Glenn Whelan - SELL
Robert Snodgrass - BUY
Jack Grealish - KEEP
Conor Hourihane - KEEP
Joshua Onomah - RELEASE
Andre Green - KEEP
Birkir Bjarnason - KEEP
Mile Jedinak - KEEP
Ahmed Elmohamady - SELL
Jake Doyle-Hayes - LOAN
callum O'Hare - KEEP
Albert Adomah - KEEP
Jordan Lyden - LOAN
Keinan Davis - LOAN
Corey TayloR - LOAN

Scott Hogan - SELL
Gabriel Agbonlahor - RELEASE
Jonathan Kodjia - KEEP
Rushian Hepburn-Murphy - LOAN
Ross McCormack - RELEASE
Lewis Grabban - RELEASE

The below is who I think is realistic with significant investment.


Pereira Chester Mawson Byran

Allen Clucas

Snodgrass Grealish Jahanbakhsh

Rashford / Llorente (Loan)

6.) 22 May 2018 11:52:03
no chance of Rashford i think -
Neil Taylor - SELL
Christopher Samba - RELEASE
James Chester - KEEP
James Bree - KEEP
Micah Richards - pay him up
Alan Hutton - KEEP
John Terry - KEEP
Axel Tuanzebe - BUY
Mitchell Clark - LOAN

Henri Lansbury - SELL
Glenn Whelan - SELL
Robert Snodgrass - BUY
Jack Grealish - KEEP
Conor Hourihane - KEEP
Joshua Onomah - RELEASE
Andre Green - KEEP
Birkir Bjarnason - KEEP
Mile Jedinak - KEEP
Ahmed Elmohamady - SELL
Jake Doyle-Hayes - LOAN
callum O'Hare - KEEP
Albert Adomah - KEEP
Jordan Lyden - LOAN
Keinan Davis - LOAN
Corey TayloR - LOAN

Scott Hogan - SELL
Gabriel Agbonlahor - RELEASE
Jonathan Kodjia - KEEP
Rushian Hepburn-Murphy - Keep
Ross McCormack - Sell
Lewis Grabban - RELEASE
Gil - Sell
Elphick - Sell
De Leate - sell

The sales could raise 20-25 mil.

7.) 22 May 2018 13:08:24
Rashford would be a massive ask but he doesn't look happy at United under Jose and might fancy a loan move to a team where he would play every week - Wishful thinking perhaps.

8.) 22 May 2018 16:32:57
Money talks if your in the prem. If a project was put to the likes of zaha that we will be spending loads and compete at the very top and the wages were good players will come. Hence same when city and Chelsea first started spending.

9.) 23 May 2018 09:12:45
True King, but do you think we will have that level of spend if promoted? To encourage a Zaha, who is being eyed by Spurs and City, you would need to be spending 200M+ I think.

Can you see Villa spending that?

10.) 23 May 2018 16:42:44
I belive if we go up the spend will be right up there with the big boys. Bruce wants to try and keep all loan players so what we looking at there

Johnstone £3 mil
Grabben £5 mil
Snoddy £7 mil
Josh £10 mil
Axel £15 mil

That's going to be around 40 mil if we get to keep em. I think there will easy be another 100 mil on top of that to add a good goal getter and a couple more. Then depending how we looking in Jan prob another 50. We will do everything we can to stay there. Probably some compo for Bruce in there as well lol.

11.) 24 May 2018 09:22:58
Wow, fingers crossed - Assuming we get up - That we will have that to spend, the squad will need serious investment.

Can I be honest though, I think signing Grabban, as good as he has been for us, is a little small time - He is a very good Champ striker but I would rather see RHM given a chance as third or fourth striker than spend 5M on Grabban. Also, have no idea why we would want Josh on a permanent deal, I domnt rate him at all - Is it just me? Am I missing something?




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17 Jun 2018 15:35:03
No, my only concern at the moment would be a we aren't an attractive proposition so I'd fear what brand would be interested!




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12 Jun 2018 15:10:20
Look, its the ideal situation considering our current predicament - Grealish is destined to leave but if we could get him back on loan then what a deal that would be, especially if we can maintain the majority of the current squad.




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12 Jun 2018 11:45:48
Zero chance, they have as, if not more, accomplished players out on loan already.

Marco van Ginkel, Mason Mount, Kenedy, Loftus-Cheek, Musonda all play similar positions to Grealish.




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11 Jun 2018 12:00:44
We all know Grealish will be sold but if Villa let him go for less than 30M they are even more foolish than I thought - 15M in todays climate is laughable.

The big question for me is how does the sale for Grealish really impact the club - Are we selling him to maintain the rest of the squad or is this a temporary solution to our financial woes? If Grealish going allows us to maintain the core of the squad while add a few shrewd signings and integrate some youth then I can swallow that but - If Grealish will be followed out the door by Kodjia and Chester then Xia needs to go as our club is in massive trouble.




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06 Jun 2018 15:22:28
Who is going to buy us, Xia will want his money back and we have massive debt and FFP to contend with! It's an absolute shambles, the club is propt up by a series of loans and Gamble's, all of which are due to crumble! This is appalling.





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22 Jun 2018 16:01:04
Thor, Hourihane, Lansbury - That's a strong MF trio by Championship standards. Unfortunately Bruce will play Whelan and some youngster we loaned from the Premiership instead.




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22 Jun 2018 15:23:54
I think we can't afford to have
"beef" between manager and players, for some reason Bruce doesn't trust, or in the case of McCormack down right dislikes certain players. We don't have the luxury of ignoring players, its the responsibility of Bruce to "manage" the squad, he needs to wipe the slat clean and embrace the whole squad, because we may need every last one of them.

If we can't sell McCormack then we have a potential new signing, I don't think anybody can argue that McCormack doesn't know where the goal is? He could, COULD, be a great addition to the squad off next season but the Club needs to adopt a mature stance this summer, the likes of Richards, McCormack, Lansbury, Tshibola etc cannot be ostracized if not sold, we are in dire trouble and need to utilize the entire squad. let's be honest, even if we lose Grealish, this is still a strong squad, especially if we can add a few shrewd additions.




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21 Jun 2018 15:40:45
I think we will stuck watching the same style of football, the same tactics and I fear the same result under Bruce next season - The annoying thing is, when let of the leash we are capable of playing some scintillating football - Bruce is much too reserved and reliant on "experience", I'm genuinely concerned that our promising youth may suffer under him next season.




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21 Jun 2018 14:30:50
By the sounds of it we are going to have to use the loan and free transfer market very wisely but there are decent options out there in both I think.

I was disappointed that Dean Henderson joined Sheffield United on loan, perhaps Jamal Blackman could be an option?

At right back, an extremely optimistic suggestion would be Pablo Maffeo from City, very little chance but if we are going for loans surely we should look for top quality ones?

Again, if (when) Grealish is going I'd approach Everton for Tom Davies, think he would be a great replacement and with Everton likely to invest heavily this summer his playing time may be limited.

We don't know who will be left come the start of the season but this would be a decent side in the Championship.


Maffeo, Chester, Huth, Hutton

Bjarnason, Hourihane

Adomah, Davies, Green





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21 Jun 2018 14:02:35
I think there are 3 good free agent centre backs on the market in Huth, Collins and McAuly - If we could keep Chester and maybe snatch two of those I think we would be set at centre back.