Aston Villa vs Tottenham – Premier League preview and team news

Tottenham will be looking to put some pressure on Premier League leaders Leicester City by defeating hapless bottom club Aston Villa and reducing the gap between the sides to two points. The hosts have the appearance of a team that just wants to put out of its misery, with nine points plus an inferior goal difference separating them from the safety line and recent performances showing little to suggest that they will even come close to making a fight of it during the closing weeks of the season. Although they…

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Aston Villa vs Leicester – Premier League preview and team news

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Aston Villa will be hoping to kick on from just their second Premier League win of the season when they host high-flying Leicester City, who have just ended a run of four games without success. The relief was tangible in the West Midlands on Tuesday as Villa a long last secured a first three-point haul since opening day after a much improved performance against Crystal Palace. They played with real fluency at times and although the only goal came via a goalkeeping blunder, the result was richly deserved and will have…

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Aston Villa to wrap up triple deal for Adebayor, Gestede and another midfielder

Aston Villa are expected to complete a triple swoop this week for strikers Emmanuel Adebayor and Rudy Gestede as well as wrapping up a deal for Nantes midfielder Jordan Veretout. Villa have been linked with a loan move for the Tottenham forward and he was even spotted at the club’s Bodymoor Heath training ground earlier in the week (via Sky Sports). And now respected journalist Simon Austin believes that the deal could even be sealed by the end of the day on Thursday as Villa have apparently agreed to stump…

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Liverpool gossip: Balotelli REJECTS exit offer, while Premier League pair chase teammate

Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Liverpool: Mario Balotelli has rejected the offer from Italian third division side Lupa Castelli, the Daily Mirror report. The controversial forward endured a difficult first season at Anfield, but may now be willing to fight for his reputation in the Premier League. While the former Manchester City may be staying on Merseyside, another striker flop could be set for a departure, with the Daily Express reporting that both Leicester and Aston Villa are keen on signing Fabio Borini. Villa have become interested in…

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