Aston Villa Rumors & News

  • Premier League clubs have a duty to look after supporters

    Daily Mail "If you hit the jackpot on the lottery this week, what is the first thing you would do? I’d say you would go straight to your mum and dad and make sure they were looked after. They are the constants in your life, the ones providing support when it is most needed. Could you imagine reaching a..." February 09

  • Aston Villa warn club staff major cut-backs will follow if their expected relegation does happen

    Daily Mirror "Premier League basement club Aston Villa are preparing for big cut-backs if they go down and have warned staff of likely redundancies. Villa have never been relegated from the Premier League, but the ailing Midlands club are now readying themselves for the worst as they continue to prop up the..." February 09

  • Aston Villa flop Charles N'Zogbia to cost struggling club another £1.3m before contract ends

    The Telegraph "Aston Villa will have to pay Charles N’Zogbia an extra £1.3million after failing to offload him in January. N’Zogbia rejected a loan move to AEK Athens last month and will stay at Villa until his five-year contract finally expires this summer. The France international has no future under..." February 05

  • Remi Garde is ready to quit Aston Villa after transfer shambles

    Daily Star "Garde admitted last night that the club pulled the plug on his transfer plans by limiting spending. And the Frenchman will now consider his position at the end of the season. Garde admitted Villa moved the goalposts after he joined as manager by deciding not to spend big on..." February 02

  • Aston Villa transfer news: Garde’s men fail with shock bid for ex-Swansea striker Michu

    The Sun "The former Swansea striker is playing for Spanish fourth-tier outfit UP Langreo. But Michu, who has just returned from a 14-month lay-off after an ankle injury, snubbed Villa last week. Advertisement The Spaniard, 29, said: “I’ve had a few offers but I want to be honest with myself in..." February 01

  • Confirmed: Aston Villa complete deal with La Liga side for defender

    The Express "The 28-year-old arrived at Villa Park from Spanish team Cordoba last summer, signing a three-year deal. However, the defender has failed to have much of an impact, making only one Premier League appearance this term - the 1-0 defeat to Stoke in October. To get more playing time the full-back..." January 20

  • Aston Villa winger Scott Sinclair closing in on return to Swansea in £2million deal

    Daily Mirror "Scott Sinclair is ready to quit basement club Aston Villa to rejoin Swansea - just eight months after moving to Villa on a permanent deal. Versatile attacker Sinclair, 26, has lost his first team place since the arrival of Remi Garde as manager in November. And the star is wanted back in..." January 19

  • Premier League lion to be removed from logo in imminent rebrand

    The Telegraph "The Premier League is set to drop its longstanding lion-based logo this summer, with a rebrand imminent ahead of the league's first season without a title sponsor since 1993. The crowned lion has been a prominent feature of the Premier League product since its inception in the 1992-93 season,..." January 14

  • Aston Villa close in on the loan signing of Lamine Sane from French side Bordeaux

    Daily Mail "Premier League bottom club Aston Villa are close to signing versatile Bordeaux defender Lamine Sane on loan. Remi Garde, fresh from his first victory in 11 attempts as Villa manager, has signalled a move for the 28-year-old who can play as a centre-back or defensive midfielder. Bordeaux’s..." January 14

  • Aston Villa pair Brad Guzan and Joleon Lescott 'told their own fans to f*** off' during Wycombe draw

    Daily Mirror "Aston Villa fans have complained to the club after claiming Brad Guzan and Joleon Lescott both told them to “f*** off.” The row in the second half of the Premier League basement side's 1-1 FA Cup draw at League Two Wycombe prompted skipper Micah Richards to intervene. Richards pleaded with..." January 11

  • Aston Villa chief Remi Garde hoping for cash boost after crunch talks

    The Sun "Boss Remi Garde needs funds — with his side at rock-bottom. So Villa chief exec Tom Fox and sporting director Hendrik Almstadt will dash to New York for crunch talks with Lerner. Garde says he needs at least three new players this month just to avoid displays like Saturday’s 1-1 FA Cup draw at..." January 11

  • West Brom boss Tony Pulis plans sensational raid for Aston Villa captain Gabby Agbonlahor

    The Sun "TONY PULIS wants Aston Villa captain Gabby Agbonlahor to join him at West Brom. Lifelong Villa fan Agbonlahor, 29, has fallen out of favour with new boss Remi Garde. And with the Villans ready to do business with Baggies chief Pulis for £1.5million, that will open the door for West Brom to..." January 09

  • Aston Villa target Arsenal defender Mathieu Debuchy

    The Sun "Villa boss Remi Garde is hoping to sign the French international right-back on loan for the rest of the season. But he faces competition from Midlands rivals West Brom, who are also trying to sort out a loan deal for Debuchy after terminating Serge Gnabry’s stay at the Hawthorns. The..." January 05

  • Tottenham outcast Andros Townsend will cost Newcastle and Aston Villa £14million

    Daily Mirror "Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy wants £14million to part company with Andros Townsend. West Brom, Watford, Aston Villa and Newcastle are all interested in the England winger who has been frozen out by Mauricio Pochettino. Levy, however, is understood not to be interested in a loan deal,..." December 30

  • Aston Villa want Chelsea reject Loic Remy as Remi Garde seeks strike force to fire relegation fight

    Daily Mirror "Remy, 28, has struggled for regular first-team football at Chelsea since an £8.5million move from QPR in June 2014. Aston Villa boss Remi Garde is trying to convince French compatriot Loic Remy to join the basement side on loan. Remy, 28, has struggled for regular first-team football at..." December 29

  • Aston Villa boss Remi Garde will let Gabriel Agbonlahor leave in cut-price deal

    The Sun "GABRIEL AGBONLAHOR will be allowed to leave Aston Villa for just £3million. The 29-year-old is out of favour under Remi Garde and a cut-price deal will be accepted next month if a buyer can be found. Three clubs based in the United Arab Emirates — Al Ahli, Al Wasl and Emirates — have shown..." December 27

  • Aston Villa to make January move for star striker in desperate bid to stay up

    Daily Star "Austin, 26 is out of contract in June and will be available on a free. But that will not stop desperate Villa, rock-bottom of the Premier League, launching an £8m bid in January. Boss Remi Garde hopes that will force the Hoops into doing business. Then he knows the club must produce a..." December 27

  • Lowly Aston Villa heading for THIRD tier under Randy Lerner warns legend Paul McGrath

    Daily Mirror "Iconic defender fears rock-bottom Villans could not only go down this season but plummet straight through the Championship under current regime. Paul McGrath has blasted Randy Lerner’s running of Aston Villa and fears the Premier League basement team could end up stranded in the third..." December 16

  • Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey hits one-minute hat-trick against Aston Villa, according to club's official Twitter feed

    London Evening Standard "The Wales international fired in the Gunners' third against Sunderland earlier this month, and again hit the target in the first half of their Premier League match at Villa Park on Sunday. Already 1-0 up through an Olivier Giroud penalty, Arsenal broke in numbers and Mesut Ozil (who else?)..." December 14

  • Aston Villa handed boost to secure transfer of Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu – report

    Metro "The Villans are rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table and are desperate to add some quality to their squad in the winter. Brad Guzan has come under severe scrutiny this season after a series of high-profile errors and Villa are considering replacing him in January. And they have..." December 10

  • Libor Kozak: Managerial admirer watches Aston Villa striker at Villa Park ahead of January swoop

    Birmingham Mail "Aston Villa are braced for a fresh Celtic swoop for Libor Kozak after Ronny Deila made a personal check on the striker last night. The Bhoys boss was in the Villa Park directors box to witness Kozak inspire Villa’s under-21s to a 2-1 victory over Derby County. Kozak, who scored twice and..." December 08

  • Everton, Aston Villa and West Ham eye transfer of £15m-rated Burnley striker Andre Gray

    Daily Mirror "The 24-year-old has 11 goals this season but has played for two clubs already in the campaign so a summer move is more likely than a January one. Burnley hotshot Andre Gray is a wanted man again – after just three months at Turf Moor. Everton and Aston Villa are monitoring striker Gray..." November 28

  • Jack Grealish left out of Watford game by Aston Villa

    Sky Sports "Remi Garde has confirmed Jack Grealish will not be involved in Aston Villa's match against Watford following a breach of club discipline. The 20-year-old was demoted to the club's development squad indefinitely on Monday after he was pictured in a national newspaper on two nights out at the..." November 26

  • Tim Sherwood set for shock move to Spain

    Daily Mail "Tim Sherwood is set to be offered a shock route back into football by a Spanish top-flight side. The mystery team, thought to be currently with a manager but struggling, are pursuing Sherwood despite his recent sacking because of his history at Tottenham Hotspur and injection of life into Aston..." November 19

  • Brendan Rodgers set for shock new job after interest from Chelsea, Villa, Fulham and QPR

    The Express "Rodgers was sacked by Liverpool by October 4 and replaced by Jurgen Klopp. "I am, of course, incredibly disappointed to be leaving Liverpool Football Club. It has been both an honour and a privilege to manage one of the game’s great clubs for the last three years," he said via the LMA. The..." November 18

  • Everton consider deal for ex-Aston Villa defender Ron Vlaar on free transfer – report

    Metro "Everton could be preparing to offer a contract to former Aston Villa defender and free agent Ron Vlaar if he can prove his fitness. The 30-year-old was a key player during his time at Villa Park, but has been without a club since leaving at the end of last season. Vlaar’s recent knee surgery..." November 17

  • New Aston Villa boss Remi Garde bans speaking French

    Pro Soccer Talk "Remi Garde earned six caps for French national team, spent most of his playing career in his home country, and managed Lyon to a French Cup title. Now the boss at Aston Villa, Garde’s first rule in charge: No speaking French. Villa has seen a French revolution over the past few months, with..." November 04

  • Aston Villa appoint Remi Garde and then spell his name wrong

    Metro "Remi Garde has been unveiled as Aston Villa manager much to the excitement of Aston Villa fans. And one member of Villa’s social media team seemed to get a little over excited as they managed to spell his name wrong. " November 02

  • Micah Richards set to appeal FA improper conduct charge

    Daily Star "The defender faces a possible three-match ban after being charged following a tunnel bust-up during Saturday's 2-1 home defeat to Swansea. The 27-year-old is the one referee Neil Swarbrick has pointed the finger at as several players got involved in a furious melee. Richards feels he was..." October 28

  • Remi Garde the early favorite to take over at Aston Villa

    Pro Soccer Talk "With Tim Sherwood out at Aston Villa, the search for a new manager is well underway. Early speculation has tabbed Remi Garde as the favorite to take over, with reports that the club has already been in talks with the Frenchman to succeed Sherwood. Garde, 49, played in France for Lyon and..." October 27

  • Arsenal fined £60,000 by FA for breach of agent regulations over Calum Chambers' £15m move from Southampton

    Daily Mail "Arsenal have been fined £60,000 and warned over their future conduct after breaching Football Agent Regulations in the transfer of Calum Chambers from Southampton, the Football Association have announced. Chambers moved from Saints to the Gunners in July 2014 for £15million, and Sportsmail's..." October 26

  • Tim Sherwood thanks Aston Villa staff, players and fans after sacking

    Sky Sports "Sacked Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood has wished the club well and says he will "treasure" May's trip to the FA Cup final. Sherwood fulfilled his brief to keep Villa up last season and also took them to Wembley, but he lost his job on Sunday on the back of a sixth straight Premier League..." October 26

  • Ex-Man Utd and Everton manager David Moyes wants Aston Villa job

    Daily Star "Villa boss Tim Sherwood is the latest top-flight boss under pressure, with Moyes and former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers being linked with his job. And Starsport understands that Moyes, 52, would find it hard to turn down an approach from Villa. The former Everton and Manchester United..." October 18

  • Confirmed: Aston Villa star signs new four-year deal

    The Express "ASTON VILLA goalkeeper Jed Steer has signed a new contract with the club and extended his loan spell at Huddersfield. The 23-year-old, who joined Villa from Norwich two years ago, has put pen to paper on a fresh deal at Villa Park which will run to the summer of 2019. Steer moved to..." October 15

  • Report: Brendan Rodgers to take over at Aston Villa

    Pro Soccer Talk "Brendan Rodgers has been out of a job for eight days, but the former Liverpool boss is already being lined up for a return to the Premier League. With Jurgen Klopp arriving at Anfield amid much fanfare, it’s easy to forget that Rodgers led the Reds to the brink of the PL title in 2013-14 before..." October 13

  • Tim Sherwood under pressure and doesn't have much time to save Aston Villa job

    Daily Mail "Tim Sherwood’s job at Aston Villa is under deep scrutiny and could hinge on results before the November international break. Villa have lost six of seven Premier League games to sit four points from safety in 18th and the manager is ready to fight for his future by going on the front foot in..." October 12

  • Tim Sherwood fighting to save Aston Villa job as crunch matches against Chelsea and Swansea loom

    The Telegraph "Tim Sherwood is fighting to save his job and ready to get ruthless with Aston Villa's summer signings as he prepares for potentially pivotal matches against Chelsea and Swansea City. Less than five months after leading the club to the FA Cup final, Sherwood has lost six of the last seven..." October 11

  • Aston Villa targeting January transfer move for Gokhan Tore, say reports

    Metro "Aston Villa are targeting a January transfer move for Turkey winger Gokhan Tore, according to reports. Despite signing a host of players in the summer window, Villa have won just one game this season and are currently residing in 18th. " October 01

  • Coefficients explained: How Premier League may lose Champions League spot

    Sky Sports "A repeat of last season's performances in Europe from English and Italian clubs would see the Premier League lose its fourth Champions League spot to Serie A for the 2017/18 season. The Premier League's poor show in Europe last season, where no club reached the quarter-final of the Champions..." September 28

  • Jack Grealish is worth more than £60m, says Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood

    Daily Mail "Jack Grealish is valued higher than the record fee paid by a British club, according to Tim Sherwood. The Aston Villa manager insists he would not accept a bid worth £60million for the 20-year-old playmaker. Grealish is set to feature against Liverpool, the opponents he established his..." September 26

  • Liverpool’s Christian Benteke a doubt for Aston Villa reunion due to injury

    The Guardian "Christian Benteke is to have a scan on a hamstring problem on Tuesday amid concerns the Liverpool striker could miss a reunion with his former club Aston Villa. The £32.5m summer signing from Villa was substituted at half-time during Liverpool’s 1-1 draw against Norwich City on Sunday having..." September 22

  • Everton, Aston Villa, Swansea and Leicester set to battle it out for £5m-rated winger

    The Express "The 28-year-old has less than a year remaining on his contract - with the Daily Mirror reporting the two sides could bid for the £5m-rated player in January. Leicester City and Swansea have also been linked with a move for the midfielder who has made 137 appearances for the the club in all..." September 15

  • Premier League breaks spending record with £870 million - Deloitte

    ESPN FC "The Premier League has broken its spending record for the summer transfer window, going from £835 million last year to £870m, according to financial analysts Deloitte. Manchester City led the way and set a new record for a single club with spending of around £160m on three of the top five deals..." September 02

  • Aston Villa miss out on Dimitar Berbatov after striker seals move to Greek side PAOK Salonika

    Daily Mail "Aston Villa have missed out on bringing Dimitar Berbatov back to the Premier League after the Bulgaria striker signed a one-year deal with Greek side PAOK Salonika. Free agent Berbatov, 34, was released by Monaco in the summer and held deadline-day talks over a move to Villa. However, the..." September 02

  • Aston Villa back in for Emmanuel Adebayor

    The Telegraph "Tim Sherwood is ready to revive his bid to sign Emmanuel Adebayor and will complete a deal for Joleon Lescott on Tuesday. Sherwood will make a late move to take Adebayor on deadline day after the Tottenham Hotspur forward's switch to West Ham collapsed. Adebayor has already met Sherwood for..." September 01

  • Aston Villa striker Jordan Ayew 'had four-year affair' with Ghana team-mate's wife

    Daily Mirror "New Aston Villa signing Jordan Ayew reportedly had a four-year affair with the wife of one of his international team-mates. Torino midfielder Afriyie Acquah has played alongside the Villa new boy in the Ghana national team since 2012, but a leaked audio tape that is purported to be from..." August 28

  • Sunderland plot transfer of Aston Villa's Kieran Richardson to strengthen struggling defence

    Daily Mirror "Sunderland will bid to re-sign Kieran Richardson as they attempt to reverse their nightmare start to the Premier League season. The versatile Aston Villa man has lost the left-back berth to new boy Jordan Amavi and boss Tim Sherwood may allow him to leave before the window closes in two weeks'..." August 18

  • Aston Villa ‘make £7.8m transfer offer for Keita Balde Diao’

    Metro "Aston Villa have made a £7.8million bid for Lazio striker Keita Balde Diao, according to reports. Diao is one of the most exciting forwards in Europe and has been watched by Arsenal and Liverpool scouts in recent months. " August 14

  • Adama Traore set for Aston Villa switch "The young Barcelona winger has already passed a medical with the Premier League outfit and will complete deal with Tim Sherwood's side in the next few hours. Barcelona forward Adama Traore is set to sign for Aston Villa. The 19-year-old winger has been in England for 10 days looking at..." August 14

  • NBC retains U.S. Premier League TV rights for six more seasons

    Sporting News "American soccer fans can get comfortable turning to NBC's networks for Premier League coverage. NBC Sports Group has reached a six-year extension of its rights to broadcast Premier League games in the U.S., the network announced Monday. The network is in the third and final season of its..." August 10

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