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Villa intensify goalkeeper pursuit

Aston Villa have stepped up their interest in Blackpool goalkeeper Matt Gilks, [football] direct news understands. The shot-stopper has entered the final weeks of his contract at Bloomfield Road and the chance to join a Premier League club on a free transfer would be hard to resist. A source close […]

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Odds tumble on Lambert sacking after suspensions

Paul Lambert’s odds of leaving Aston Villa have dramatically shortened following the suspensions of Ian Culverhouse and Gary Karsa. Both assistant manager Culverhouse and head of football operations Karsa have been suspended pending an internal investigation, with reserve team coach Gordon Cowans and goalkeeper Shay Given promoted to Lambert’s coaching […]

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QPR to move for Aston Villa outcast

Queens Park Rangers could be interested in signing Aston Villa outcast Darren Bent this summer, [football] direct news understands. The 30-year-old striker, currently on a season-long loan deal from Villa to Fulham, seems unlikely to earn a permanent move to Craven Cottage, whilst also looking out of favour with Paul […]

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Spurs set for cut-price City raid

Tottenham Hotspur have entered the race for the summer signature of Manchester City midfielder James Milner, [football] direct news understands. The England international has little more than one year remaining on his contract at the Etihad Stadium and is yet to agree to an extension. Liverpool have been monitoring the […]