UK time is: 16:44:45
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

To Sign Villa Or To Sign From Villa?

As January is getting closer, the rumours are getting sillier. But it's always worth discussing them, as we fans often come up with more sensible ideas than the tabloids.

I do not spare much thought for Luke Freeman. The Gillingham guy is apparently set to sign for Arsenal - I don't really understand why, they are not exactly famous of bleeding in young English players but so be it.

A more interesting note is that Anelka's price appears to be rocketing upwards, it has now reached the Ł15m barrier. Silly, did I say? Well, it's nothing short of ridiculous for a 28-year-old player of Bolton. Even if he scored the winner against us.

Then there is the speculation that Barcelona, grown weary of Ronaldinho's off-colour displays, are prepared to offload him to United, in exchange for Cristiano Ronaldo. Come off it, guys: the world's most in-form player for a seemingly burnt-out 27-year-old? No thanks.

Strange as it may seem but some tabloids apparently think we really want to sign Gabriel Agbonlahor and are ready to splash out Ł15m for him. I like the Villa forward very much: he's got fantastic pace, good skill, an eye for goal... but we happen to have pacey players who are capable of scoring. Ever heard of Rooney, Ronaldo, Tevez...? You get the point I'm sure.

And the last one for today. David Villa. Oh well. Now he happens to be a player who would be a fantastic acquisition for us. I think so. Struggling in a hapless Valencia team, he would jump ship any time I think to land at a real superpower. The problem is the quoted price what is Ł25m. He's not worth as much. I think he's a slightly better player than Fernando Torres but still not a Ł25m player.

Of course, this discussion about his price is academical: I'm sure we won't buy him in January. He'd command a staggering fee but would not be able to play in the Champions League. So what's the point?




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday December 10 2007

Time: 9:36AM

Your Comments

You could offer Agbonlahor 140k a week and he still wouldn't go to you, he isn't in it for the money, He loves Villa since he was 4, his a local lad, and now he is playing his dreams, he is also set to pen another contract, that would be two contracts in two years, He is a great player and will break into the England team soon, he is playing a blinder for Villa, and he should of scored two against Pompey but it wasn't to be.
Villa 4 Ever
Villa would never sell him for 15 mil.
Pking
who would want him? i no i wouldnt.
rooneyisgod
Well, I would but not for 15mil... and as I had written, we have players with similar characteristics but more quality.
Zae
listen up gabbi agbbonlahor playing for manchester united ..i dont think so hes not good enough at all he's good yeahh but not rooney tevez quality he not come anyway hes loves villa .. we should sign messi eyy! :P
Jakk-United-2007
Sign Messi 2 right :P !!!!!!!!!!
mufc-henry
Messi..That Would Be Summet..Ronaldinhos Linked With A Move 2 Man United!..We Would Be Amazing Then..Rooney Tevez Ronaldo Hargreaves Nani Anderson Ronaldinho .. ! :)
H4RL3Y-MUFCRON4LDO
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Something Missing! (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Yet More Ronaldo Intrigue! (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Looking at 15 Years! (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Rooney Ends Feud (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Di Maria in Exulted Company (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Biding his Time (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Portuguese Flyer Update (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Hummels is Still the Target (Monday September 15 2014)

Moyes in Running for Vacant(?) Post (Monday September 15 2014)

He`s Just Honest! (Monday September 15 2014)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man Utd 4 - 0 Q.P.R.
Burnley 0 - 0 Man Utd
Sunderland 1 - 1 Man Utd
Man Utd 1 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Spurs 4 2 1 1 2 7
7. Arsenal 4 1 3 0 1 6
8. Liverpool 4 2 0 2 1 6
9. Man Utd 4 1 2 1 3 5
10. Hull City 4 1 2 1 0 5
11. Everton 4 1 2 1 -1 5
12. Leicester City 4 1 2 1 -1 5

Breaking League News

Collison Joins Championship Outfit!
West Ham : 18/09/2014 16:39:00
The cause of our defensive woes
Chelsea : 18/09/2014 16:37:00
Pardew in Stats
Newcastle : 18/09/2014 13:11:00
Whose spot is Left Back Now?
Chelsea : 18/09/2014 13:00:00
Costa - Saved for Manchester City!
Chelsea : 18/09/2014 12:59:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v QPR?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 4%
Rafael 4%
Rojo 2%
Evans 0%
Blackett 0%
Blind 9%
Herrera 16%
Mata 0%
Di Maria 55%
Rooney 6%
Van Persie 0%
Valencia 2%
Falcao 0%
Januzaj 2%