Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has criticised Southampton counterpart Ronald Koeman over the manner of the Saints’ pursuit of Ron Vlaar, the Daily Mail has reported.
Koeman has gone public with his desire to sign the Netherlands international, drawing the ire of Lambert, who said Koeman’s comments were disrespectful to Villa.
“I think he is disrespecting when talking about other team's players when they are still their players, he...More
Aston Villa have completed the signing of Colombian international midfielder Carlos Sanchez for £4.7m from La Liga side Elche, the Birmingham Mail has reported.
The 28-year-old has signed a four-year deal at Villa Park, with the transfer funded by owner Randy Lerner, despite his ongoing attempts to sell the club. He becomes the fifth signing of the summer, after Joe Cole, Philippe Senderos, Kieran Richardson and Aly Cissokho.
Stoke City will be aiming to carry on from where they left off last season as they take on Aston Villa, who are among the favourites for relegation.
Mark Hughes’ team ended last term playing some scintillating football as they sealed their first top half finish in the Premier League. This time around, the focus is no longer on just merely staying up, and the signings of striking duo Mame Biram Diouf and former Barcelona starlet Boja...More
Elche midfielder Carlos Sanchez has opened talks with Aston Villa over a possible £4m move to the West Midlands, according to the Daily Telegraph.
Sanchez came to attention at the World Cup, where he produced impressive performances for Colombia as they reached the quarter-finals of the event for the first time. The 28-year-old has only been at the Spanish club for a year, making 31 appearances without scoring since arriving from Fre...More
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has insisted that he has received no offers yet this summer for central defender and captain Ron Vlaar, Sky Sports has reported.
With only one year left on his contract, Vlaar has been heavily linked with a move away from Villa Park in the wake of his impressive performances for the Netherlands at the World Cup. Southampton are among the clubs said to be interested in the 29-year-old, with their manag...More
Aston Villa are closing in on the signing of Valencia left-back Aly Cissokho, who spent most of last season on loan at Liverpool, Sky Sports has reported.
A fee is close to being agreed for the 26-year-old, with Villa owner Randy Lerner apparently having been convinced to finance the deal, despite his ongoing attempts to sell the club. Should the transfer go through, he would join Philippe Senderos, Joe Cole and Kieran Richardson in ...More
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