Aston Villa are preparing to offer a contract to Christopher Samba according to a report from the Daily Mail. The 33-year-old defender is well known for England for playing for clubs such as Blackburn Rovers and QPR but over the last few players he has been playing for teams mostly in Eastern Europe. He would [...] The post Aston Villa ready to offer contract to free agent defender appeared first on The72.
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Birmingham City are interested in signing Preston North End striker Jordan Hugill, according to HITC. It is believed that the Lancashire side have rejected a formal bid for Hugill from the Blues, which was said to be in the region of £2.5 million. The 25-year-old is a wanted man, with divisional rivals Ipswich Town and [...] The post Birmingham City join race for in-demand striker appeared first on The72.
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Greek outlet Contra are reporting that Sky Bet Championship side Aston Villa are eyeing up a deal to sign PAOK striker Stefanos Athanasiadis this summer. The 28-year-old is a product of the youth set up at PAOK in the Greek top flight, and with the exception of a loan move to Panserraikos in 2009, where [...] The post Aston Villa eye up Greek international striker appeared first on The72.
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Aston Villa have signed Glenn Whelan from Stoke City for an undisclosed fee as confirmed by the club website. The 33-year-old midfielder had become an icon at Stoke over his nine years at the club. He firstly was a key player as the Potters got promoted to the Premier League and was still one of [...] The post Aston Villa complete deal to sign Stoke City icon appeared first on The72.
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Aston Villa are very close to signing Stoke City’s Glenn Whelan as he is undergoing a medical at the club according to a report from the Stoke Sentinel. It has always seemed likely that Whelan would be leaving Stoke this summer. Ever since the Potters completed the signing of Darren Fletcher from West Bromwich Albion, [...] The post Aston Villa set to sign Stoke City midfielder for £1.5m as he undergoes medical appeared first on The72.
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Aston Villa have signed Ahmed Elmohamady from Hull City for an undisclosed fee as confirmed by the club website. Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of reports linking Elmohamady with a move to Aston Villa. There was very little surprise about this as Villa head coach Steve Bruce obviously likes the [...] The post Aston Villa complete much rumoured signing of versatile Hull City player appeared first on The72.
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The summer transfer window is a time for rebuilding, recreating and reorganising each Football League team’s squad for the forthcoming campaign with more often than not hope of one thing; promotion. This window has been one of particular interest in the Championship, with it looking likely that there could be around eight or nine sides [...] The post Championship: Five “Signings of the Summer” so far appeared first on The72.
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According to a report from the Northern Echo, Middlesbrough are interested in signing Newcastle United goalkeeper Karl Darlow this summer. Darlow started out his career in 1998 with Aston Villa, aged just 8, and stayed and developed in the youth ranks there for 8 years, before being released at the age of sixteen, and moving [...] The post Middlesbrough eyeing up Premier League goalkeeper appeared first on The72.
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Leeds United have today completed the signing of Everton defender Matthew Pennington on a season-long loan deal, as confirmed by the club’s official website. However, it did not always look as though Pennington would be heading to Leeds. Championship rivals Hull City were also interested in the defender and were reportedly ‘very hopeful’ of signing [...] The post Leeds United ‘pushed to front of queue’ in Premier League defender deal appeared first on The72.
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Leeds United are waiting for Liverpool to make a decision on the future of midfielder Ryan Kent, according to journalist Alan Nixon on Twitter. Leeds have been interested in signing Kent for some time and were linked with a £2.5 million move for the 20-yer-old back in January. It was reported earlier this month that [...] The post Leeds United waiting for Premier League side to decide on midfielder appeared first on The72.
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