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Charlie Austin set to leave Southampton

Striker Charlie Austin will leave Southampton before the end of the transfer deadline day. That is according to The Daily Telegraph who report that club and player have come to an agreement that he can leave for the right price, having struggled to get into the first team under new Saints’ manager Ralph Hasenhüttl. The 29-year old forward joined Southampton ...

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Bolasie loan spell at Villa terminated amidst dispute

Yannick Bolasie’s loan spell at Aston Villa has been cut short, and he has returned to Everton. However, there is some dispute whether this was an initiative on the part of the player or whether Villa did not want to continue with the arrangement any further. The former Crystal Palace player agreed a season-long loan to the Midlands when Steve ...

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Arter loan spell at Cardiff may be cut short

Harry Arter’s loan spell with Cardiff City move be set to end prematurely with reports linking the player with permanent moves, with several clubs said to be interested in signing the Republic of Ireland international. Arter is at Cardiff on a season-long loan from Bournemouth, but despite the player establishing himself as a firm favourite with the local fans, and ...

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Wolves ready to launch bid for Tammy Abraham

Wolves are ready to bid £18 million for Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham. The 21 year-old England striker is currently on loan at Aston Villa for whom he has scored 16 goals in just 20 Championship appearances so far this season. However, Wolves want to sign him on a permanent deal, according to The Sun, as they look for a proven ...

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Aston Villa close in on new goalkeeper

Dean Smith is set to make his first signing as Aston Villa manager in the form of Croatian goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic. Kalinic currently plays for Belgian side Ghent, but talks about his transfer to Villa are so advanced that he is set to fly to Villa on Thursday for a medical ahead of a £7 million permanent deal. The 28-year ...

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Tom Heaton seeks January move away from Burnley

England goalkeeper Tom Heaton wants a move away from Burnley in January. Two years ago Heaton appeared to have the world at his feet, having just signed a new long-term deal at the club, and having forced his way into the England squad. However, a dislocated shoulder suffered in a match with Crystal Palace saw him lose both his England ...

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Dean Smith wants Villa re-union for former midfielder

New Aston Villa manager Dean Smith has identified former midfielder Barry Bannan as one of his top transfer targets for January. The former Villa academy player made 83 appearances for the club between 2008 and 2013 before when he moved to Crystal Palace on a 3 –year deal. His spell in South London though, was not a happy one, and ...

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Steve Bruce linked with speedy return to football

Former Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce has been linked with a speedy return to football, just weeks after being fired by the Birmingham side. Bruce who led his side to the Championship play-offs last season was dismissed at the start of October after presiding over a run of 9 games without a win, and was replaced at Villa Park by ...

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Micah Richards linked with surprise Villa recall

Forgotten man Micah Richards could have a future at Aston Villa under new manager Dean Smith. Once considered one of the brightest talents in the English game, Richards who joined Villa in June 2015, has not played for the senior side since October 2016, with his career blighted by a persistent knee injury.  His prolonged absence from his team saw ...

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New Twist in Aston Villa manager saga

A new twist in the ongoing saga over who is going to be the next Aston Villa manager has emerged, after news that Thierry Henry may be set to take over at Monaco. The 41 year-old former Arsenal star had emerged as favourite to take over the vacant Villa job, perhaps as part of a “dream team” with John Terry, ...

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