VILLA URGED TO SIGN FRENCH STRIKER

Ex-Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor has urged the club to sign French striker Odsonne Edouard in the summer. Nigerian-born Englishman Gabriel Agbonlahor made this known in a recent interview with Football Insider.

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Agbonlahor described Frenchman Edouard as a quality attacker before adding that the player will be the recipient of a bidding war amongst the interested clubs. Aston Villa are not the only team keen on Edouard who plays for Scottish Premiership giants Celtic. Apart from Villa, other Premier League sides like Arsenal and Leicester City have also been linked with the 22-year-old forward.
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AGBONLAHOR ON ARSENAL INTEREST IN GREALISH

Ex-Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor is not sure that Jack Grealish will want to leave Aston Villa for Arsenalin the summer. Gabriel Agbonlahor spoke about Aston Villa skipper Jack Grealish and the rumours linking him with North London giants Arsenal on TalkSports earlier this week. Arsenal are the latest club to be linked with a move for Jack Grealish, who’s having a very good season for his boyhood club.


Gabriel Agbonlahor questioned the transfer links involving Arsenal and Jack Grealish before adding that the player will struggle to pick Arsenal ahead of the other interested teams if there’s a scramble for his signature. At the age of 24, Jack Grealish has the world at his feet as he has been one of the best playmakers in the Premier League this term. Read More

AGBONLAHOR MAKES SHOCKING ARSENAL VERDICT

 

Aston Villa legend Gabriel Agbonlahor has made a shocking transfer verdict about Arsenal and Jack Grealish who has been one of the best players in the Premier League this season. To this effect, transfer speculation is gathering momentum as regards the potential exit of the recently capped England international ahead of the transfer window which reopens at the start of next month.


Popular Arsenal fan and media personality Piers Morgan has asked the club to break the bank and get Jack Grealish in the January transfer window, but former Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor doesn’t think that the Arsenal project will appeal to the Villa skipper.
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MAN CITY TO OFFER STAR DUO NEW DEAL

 

Manchester City have made a move to extend their star duo a new contract. The Citizens declared the desire to tie star midfielder Kevin De Bruyne and mercurial winger Raheem Sterling to a new long term deal. The club intends to use the new deal to make a statement amid their UEFA ban.


Manchester City were banned from participating in any UEFA club competitions for two year. The ban was as a result of a breach of financial regulation according to UEFA. The club have stated their innocence and they have submitted their appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The clubs legal battle with UEFA will have an impact on the way they will do their transfer business in the summer.
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Avoid Mistakes like Agbonlahor, Fashanu to Tammy

John Fashanu is well known as the former striker for Wimbledon FC. He has warned current sensation of Chelsea, Tammy Abraham, that he must not get lured by Three Lions. They are the senior-most national football team of England. He told youngster Tammy to learn from the mistakes that some of the Nigerian players have done before who had the opportunity to play for England for a few matches because of hard competition.


Among the Nigerians whose names Fashanu mentioned were Gabriel Agbonlahor, Jordon Ibe, and Nedum Onuoha. He has told the young player to think more than twice before making the decision to play for England. John Fashanu also chose to play for England over Nigeria once. He said when he played for the national English football team; he had the ability to play for 100 games for the Super Eagles. But he ended up playing just two games for England in the year 1989. So if Tammy takes the decision to play for them, then he must be prepared to play for only 4 to 5 matches for the national football of England and the main reason for that will be stiff competition.
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ASTON VILLA MIDFIELDER ON UNITED’S RADAR

Manchester United are currently on a summer spree after spending close to £100 million on new players. The Red Devils are set to move for their next targets according to news from England.

According to English tabloid the Sun, Manchester United are closing in on the transfer of Aston Villa midfielder Josh McGinn. It is understood that the newly promoted club have been approached by the Red Devils over a potential deal.  The report also claims that Manchester United have been monitoring the player this season and are preparing an official transfer bid.
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WHY ENGLAND CAN WIN THE UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE

England National team has a new buzz around them after a fruitful 12 months under Gareth Southgate. When he took over the national team not many expected the former Middlesbrough player to quickly turn around the fortunes of the national team.

The latest 5-0 defeat of the Czech Republic at Wembley shows the level of progress that the players have undergone under the coach. Gone are the days of players flattering to deceive in the national team like Gabriel Agbonlahor and Andros Townsend.
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Agbonlahor does not want to retire

Former Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor said that he does not want to retire at the moment and that he wants to continue to play. Aged currently 32, he believes that he is fit enough to play at the highest level and wants to continue his career for as long as he can.

He has revealed that he has had a couple of offers from second-tier England clubs as well as teams in Scotland but so far he had not made any decision.
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Steve Bruce dismisses possible exit for Mile Jedinak among others

Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce has stressed that the club are no longer yearning to offload their key players to balance their financial books. Australian midfielder Mile Jedinak had recently been tipped to leave the Villains being the highest earner with them but Bruce has now indicated that the club are in a better financial position following the change of ownership.

Discussing the rumours surrounding Jedinak, Bruce said: “The one thing that the new owners have said is that nobody is for sale. That’s music to my ears. We don’t want to lose our best players. We all know in football that unfortunately these things do happen. But we will now be doing our utmost to make sure these things do not happen and not let them go anywhere.”
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