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Archives: Aston Villa

2015/16 Premier League team preview: Aston Villa

Posted on by Matt Jones
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The appointment of Tim Sherwood seemed to breath new life into Aston Villa in 2015, but despite avoiding relegation with ease, the previous campaign finished with a whimper, paving the way for a summer of substantial change at Villa Park. … Continue reading

Tim Sherwood lands new faces for Aston Villa

Posted on by PA Sport
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Rudy Gestede has completed his move to Aston Villa as Tim Sherwood continues the summer overhaul of his squad. The 25-year-old striker passed a medical to finalize his move from Blackburn to Villa Park on a five-year deal for an … Continue reading

Aston Villa in talks to sign French striker Rudy Gestede from Blackburn

Posted on by PA Sport
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Aston Villla are in talks with Blackburn over the sale of striker Rudy Gestede. The forward has been linked with a move to Villa Park and negotiations are ongoing between the clubs, Press Association Sport understands. The 26-year-old scored 22 … Continue reading

Aston Villa sign striker Jordan Ayew for £8.5 million

Posted on by PA Sport
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Aston Villa have signed Ghanaian striker Jordan Ayew for an undisclosed fee believed to be £8.5 million. The 23-year-old has penned a five-year contract at Villa Park after leaving Ligue 1 club Lorient. Manager Tim Sherwood told avfc.co.uk: "I'm really … Continue reading

Aston Villa agree deal to sign Jose Angel Crespo from Cordoba

Posted on by PA Sport
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Aston Villa have agreed a deal to sign defender Jose Angel Crespo from Cordoba, the Spanish club have announced. The 28-year-old full-back started his career at Sevilla, where he was part of the squad that won the 2006 UEFA Cup, … Continue reading

Why Aston Villa will stay up despite Christian Benteke and Fabian Delph departures

Posted on by Michael James
Villa Park

The will-he won’t-he saga that was the transfer of Aston Villa captain Fabian Delph culminated Friday with the player moving up the M6 to the blue half of Manchester. Less than a week after pledging his allegiance to Villa in a … Continue reading

Liverpool agree £32.5 million Christian Benteke deal with Aston Villa

Posted on by PA Sport
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Liverpool have reached an agreement with Aston Villa over the payment terms for the B£32.5million transfer of Christian Benteke. A bid to trigger the Belgium international's release clause was submitted on Friday and Reds chief executive Ian Ayre, who is … Continue reading

Fabian Delph explains why he left Aston Villa for Manchester City

Posted on by PA Sport
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Fabian Delph has defended his decision to sign a five-year deal with Manchester City less than a week after publicly committing his future to Aston Villa. Delph called off a proposed moved to the Etihad Stadium last weekend and issued … Continue reading

Fabian Delph makes U-turn and joins Manchester City

Posted on by PA Sport
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Aston Villa captain Fabian Delph has completed a remarkable about-turn and signed for Manchester City. In a statement just issued on the club website, Aston Villa said: “Aston Villa can confirm that Fabian Delph has exercised the release clause in his … Continue reading

Liverpool submit £32.5 million offer for Christian Benteke

Posted on by PA Sport
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Liverpool have made a £32.5million bid to trigger the release clause of Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke. Press Association Sport understands chief executive Ian Ayre, in Australia with the Reds' first-team squad for the second leg of the club's pre-season … Continue reading

Liverpool set to move for Christian Benteke

Posted on by PA Sport
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Liverpool are set to trigger Christian Benteke's £32.5million release clause after changing their valuation of the Aston Villa striker. Manager Brendan Rodgers made the Belgium international his primary target to strengthen his forward line but for a long time the … Continue reading

Brad Guzan looks set to regain number one spot at Aston Villa

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Despite rumors throughout the summer transfer window that Brad Guzan was heading out of Aston Villa, it seems that the American might be manager Tim Sherwood’s number one choice for goalkeeper for the 2015-2016 Premier League season after all. Guzan … Continue reading

Aston Villa’s Fabian Delph rules out transfer to Manchester City

Posted on by PA Sport
Fabian Delph

Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph has ruled out a move to Manchester City and insisted he will stay with Tim Sherwood's side. Delph did not fly out with the rest of the Villa squad for their training camp in Portugal … Continue reading

Aston Villa sign Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye

Posted on by PA Sport
Idrissa Gueye

Aston Villa have signed Lille midfielder Idrissa Gueye on a four-year contract. Manager Tim Sherwood said the 25-year-old, who has 24 Senegal caps, had been one of the best midfielders in France in the last couple of years. "I'm really … Continue reading

Aston Villa’s Fabian Delph will undergo Manchester City medical this weekend

Posted on by PA Sport
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Aston Villa captain Fabian Delph appears to be on the verge of a move to Manchester City just six months after signing a lengthy contract extension with the midlanders. Press Association Sport understands Villa had been expecting a bid for … Continue reading

Manchester City edge closer to signing Fabian Delph from Aston Villa

Posted on by PA Sport
Fabian Delph

Micah Richards has revealed that new Aston Villa team-mate Fabian Delph has asked him for his thoughts following reported interest from Manchester City. England midfielder Delph has been linked with an £8million summer switch to the Etihad Stadium and Richards, … Continue reading

Time is running out on Brad Guzan’s career at Aston Villa

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Time is running out for Brad Guzan’s career at Aston Villa. With Tim Sherwood wanting a new starting goalkeeper as one of his primary transfer targets this summer, the new Villa boss is trying to capture the signing of Asmir Begovic from … Continue reading

Aston Villa adds Ray Wilkins to coaching staff under Tim Sherwood

Posted on by PA Sport
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Ray Wilkins is to join the coaching staff at Aston Villa after holding talks with manager Tim Sherwood. The 58-year-old has revealed he is to link up with Sherwood at Villa Park as the club attempts to move on from … Continue reading