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23 Aug 2020 19:17:11
See we're linked with Trippier from Atletico Madrid now but surely left back is the side that needs sorting ASAP.

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1.) 23 Aug 2020 19:29:02
I agree mate, Elmo has got another year in him to push Guilbert. Targett more or less knows he’s starting if he’s fit, needs someone to compete with!


2.) 23 Aug 2020 19:43:18
Maybe Smith is thinking of going with wing backs again? Targett is much better going forward than defending, and finding our dream winger for the price we want to pay is proving fruitless? Then again, there’s probably nothing in that rumour as it would be a huge backward step for Trippier to join the club we love, but as it’s on a rumours/ banter site, I respect the fact that you can post it 👍🏻

UTV.


3.) 23 Aug 2020 20:43:29
Your knickers need untangling ally👍.


4.) 24 Aug 2020 06:55:18
Nice to know there is some female input on this site Ally, or should I say Allison. I wonder if there are any more🤷‍♂️
Chris, you’re not actually Christine are you? lol 😂.


5.) 24 Aug 2020 09:59:49
I’m neither male nor female, I’m gender fluid, wotever that means, I need someone ‘woke’ to explain it to me 🤷🏼‍♂️

UTV.


6.) 24 Aug 2020 17:47:33
So Allyp do you support Villa or Villa reserves then? 👍👍.


7.) 24 Aug 2020 20:05:33
They’re called U23’s now Daz, replaced reserves maybe as the term affected their self esteem 👍🏻

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8.) 24 Aug 2020 21:10:07
I'm old school Ally but I think your right about self esteem. Anyway the answer to your earlier question is it don't matter its what's inside that counts🥰🥰🥰.


 

 

 

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10 Nov 2020 20:17:43
With there being no chance of us being relegated this season wonder if our owners, sporting director and Dean smith are already making a note of which targets to go for in the summer.

Hopefully they will be thinking a couple of top drawer players and we re looking at the next level in our progress ( European football )

Reminds me a bit like the mon situation where he wanted to take us to the next level in terms of investment but Randy tightened the purse strings

Obviously this won't happen with our owners, if a player is identified and we have a realistic chance of getting them then the money will be there.

Smithy76

1.) 10 Nov 2020 20:58:43
Let’s not jinx things when we’re 7 games in aye😂 MON got us 6th three times in a row, we are some way off that.

All positive signs so far, and no ones more optimistic than me, but let’s remember nothing is done yet.


2.) 10 Nov 2020 21:58:17
I think the aim is dortmund/ leipzig model. Buy youngish quality £10-30mill players and sell one every year or 2 to buy the next one.
Don't think we'll ever be spending £50mill on a single player.
The end goal seems to be sell one for a profit that doesn't hurt the progress and then buying one and promoting one from the academy.
That way we try to remain competitive whilst also being the most sustainable.


3.) 10 Nov 2020 22:08:16
I am sure we will be looking at future targets but I wonder with our new sporting director whether we will turn our attention to Europe looking at achieving better value by buying young hungry players and following the model adopted by other European clubs ie buy cheap develop and sell at a profit. If we are I hope we don’t go back in for Rashica we ought to leave him to stew where he is.


4.) 11 Nov 2020 00:34:13
I think my outside punt back in the summer that we should have signed Ivan Toney from Peterborough looks like it might have had some legs - another Platt 3rd to 1st tier signing although, in fairness, he could have been a bench sitter which he wouldn’t have wanted.


5.) 11 Nov 2020 07:10:44
Who have we sold that suggests to you we will be going for the Dortmund model RK?

If we managed to secure European football next season, I can’t see us selling anyone and definitely signing a 50+ million pound player.


6.) 11 Nov 2020 10:46:32
'With there being no chance of us being relegated this season'. whilst relegation seems quite unlikely it could definitely still happen. 31 games still to play!


7.) 11 Nov 2020 13:31:06
It’s not going to happen Dave vtid

Fulham and West Brom are going down that leaves one place left. Sheffield Utd. Brighton. bunley. Leeds. Newcastle

Too many poorer teams to even consider us being anywhere near a relegation scrap.


8.) 11 Nov 2020 13:32:31
The bookies ar3 offering 28/ 1 for villa to get relegated

That tells you enough.


9.) 11 Nov 2020 14:16:50
Nobody yet Chris, we're only 2 years in to a 5 tear project. We need the full team before we start the process. The hierarchy have previously stated they are looking for players with sell on potential which all adds up to the endgame I suggested.


10.) 11 Nov 2020 15:45:06
I think you are right rk particularly when we are recruiting top young talent from across Europe as well as the UK all seems to point to developing our own ready made replacements for if and when the established stars want to move on.


11.) 11 Nov 2020 17:15:43
Oh well if the bookies say so then yeah that's guaranteed Smithy . Come on you can't be serious. 2 teams already relegated after 7 games?! Villa already safe? Might as well just end the season now then if we already know what going to happen. Do you do lottery numbers too?


12.) 11 Nov 2020 17:57:38
So you can see both West Brom and Fulham surviving?

And at least a 14 point swing between Sheffield Utd and Burnley to villa?

Come on. wake up and smell the coffee.


13.) 11 Nov 2020 18:40:10
I prefer tea myself.


14.) 11 Nov 2020 18:51:07
I would expect west Brom and Fulham to be relegated, but it's foolish to say they're already down after 7/ 8 games. Did you think villa would survive with 6 games to go last season. Well there are still 31 games left this season. I don't drink coffee anymore.


15.) 11 Nov 2020 20:30:00
You have any sources for the hierarchy talking about sell on potential RK? I don’t believe they have, the right attitude, age etc have been, but nothing on sell on potential. Wouldn’t be the smartest move to publicly state such a thing.

Also Smithy bookies offered odds of Leicester to win the league 5000/ 1, us to stay up last season 12/ 1 with about 8 games to go and Buster Douglas to beat Tyson at 42/ 1.

We are aren’t even quarter way into the season, literally anything could happen, a couple of extended injuries and things don’t look so good.


16.) 11 Nov 2020 21:28:51
Smith, Purslow and Garcia all outright stated it before last season. All on public record and searchable.


17.) 11 Nov 2020 22:00:03
One such source is Smith on our very own official website back in Jan last year if you want a specific example.


18.) 12 Nov 2020 08:08:10
Post the link mate.


19.) 12 Nov 2020 13:46:34
Or search it yourself. It took 2 minutes searching Smith villa transfer policy.


20.) 12 Nov 2020 19:06:35
Still can’t find it, if you’ve already found it I can’t see why you wouldn’t just post it to help someone out, and being so defensive?

Hmmm, I wonder.


 

 

08 Nov 2020 22:08:18
Just hope we don't go and took a typical villa thing and lose at home to Brighton next game

Time to kick on

One things for sure it's going to be one hell of a ride this season.

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23 Oct 2020 21:54:45
Like them or loathe them, fair play to Leeds and Bielsa in the way they play and attack all the time

They will be a joy to watch this season

We just weren't good enough tonight, big factor now is how we bounce back after tonight's result and performance.

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20 Oct 2020 18:32:43
Things do seem to be going our way

Liverpool. no Alisson or Mane

Leicester. no Vardy

Now Leeds. no Kelvin Phillips

Long may it continue.

Smithy76

1.) 20 Oct 2020 18:50:35
Oh come on Smithy, we had no Ian Taylor and no Henri Lansbury.


2.) 20 Oct 2020 20:45:04
Think you meant Neil Taylor Dave, lol, Ian is getting on a bit now 😂.


3.) 20 Oct 2020 21:13:37
Spot on Mark, I messed that one up mate 😂😂, did a similar thing at my Daughters wedding, trying to be smart.
Good crack though Mark, I mean, if the Neil was there it would of been a half decent joke 😂😂😂.


4.) 20 Oct 2020 22:27:35
Hope you got the right Taylor for the wedding Dave, nothing worse than a suit that‘s a bit tight 😂.


 

 

18 Oct 2020 21:33:45
12 points towards the magic 40 mark 😂😂😂.

Smithy76

1.) 18 Oct 2020 22:11:20
Yup. One more win and we’re over a third of the way there ⚽️ 🦁.


 

 

 

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04 Oct 2020 17:47:47
Apparently we’re in advanced talks now

Deal imminent.

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09 Sep 2020 22:03:28
Clement Grenier from rennes.

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25 Nov 2020 17:44:02
Rip Diego

The greatest to have played the game, yes he was controversial and obviously the hand of god will always blight his genius but no other player could join a mediocre team in Napoli playing in the hardest league at the time with the best players in the world there and do what he done

It would be like asking Messi in his prime to join West Ham, Everton or even villa and win the league twice and the uefa cup twice.

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11 Nov 2020 17:57:38
So you can see both West Brom and Fulham surviving?

And at least a 14 point swing between Sheffield Utd and Burnley to villa?

Come on. wake up and smell the coffee.

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11 Nov 2020 13:32:31
The bookies ar3 offering 28/ 1 for villa to get relegated

That tells you enough.

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11 Nov 2020 13:31:06
It’s not going to happen Dave vtid

Fulham and West Brom are going down that leaves one place left. Sheffield Utd. Brighton. bunley. Leeds. Newcastle

Too many poorer teams to even consider us being anywhere near a relegation scrap.

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19 Oct 2020 18:39:14
Couldn’t agree more Mark

I was One who criticised Terry wandering what his role was on the training pitch when we were conceding left right and centre.

Like the old saying “ Rome wasn’t built in a day “ and these things do take time

Don’t underestimate the impact Craig Shakespeare has had a very very good coach ( underrated in my opinion )

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