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Aston Villa F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 7 Jul 13:56

Liverpool 'will need a sweeping change in the way they play' if they sign Christian Benteke says former winger John Barnes  

Liverpool would have to employ a more 'direct' style of play if they signed Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke according to John Barnes, but he was quick add that this wouldn't necessarily be a bad thing.

Aston Villa F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 7 Jul 10:23

Micah Richards: I was hampered with injuries at Manchester City... but I think my best years are ahead of me with Aston Villa

Former Manchester City defender Micah Richards believes injuries prevented him realising his full potential with the club. The defender was hit by a succession of injury problems.

ESPN FC - Aston Villa News 7 Jul 05:26

Christian Benteke to force Villa into Liverpool deal; City close on Sterling

ESPN FC's Janusz Michallik and Alexis Nunes discuss Liverpool's strong interest in Christian Benteke, who Janusz says is well worth his price tag. Most players in Europe have now made their way back to their clubs for the start of preseason training, meaning that the rumour mill has cranked up a gear as teams plan their campaigns in earnest. As always, Transfer Talk has its finger on the pulse when it comes to all the latest rumours and gossip. TRANSFERS BY LEAGUE Latest completed transfers English Premier League English Championship Spanish La Liga Italian Serie A German Bundesliga French Ligue 1 Major League Soccer TOP STORY: Benteke wants out Liverpool's summer recruitment drive has been impressive -- the club have made six senior signings so far, including Roberto Firmino from Hoffenheim for £29 million...

ESPN FC - Aston Villa News 7 Jul 00:35

Micah Richards says injuries hampered his Manchester City career

ESPN FC's Mark Donaldson and Steve Nicol assess Man City's potential transfer targets and predict which ones will end up at the Etihad. Former Manchester City defender Micah Richards believes injuries prevented him realising his full potential with the club. Richards was a key member of the side that won the Premier League title in 2012, but was then hit by a succession of problems while Pablo Zabaleta became first-choice right-back. TRANSFERS BY LEAGUE Latest completed transfers English Premier League English Championship Spanish La Liga Italian Serie A German Bundesliga French Ligue 1 Major League Soccer The 27-year-old spent last season on loan at Fiorentina before joining Aston Villa on a free transfer this summer, ending a 13-year association with City. Richards told City TV: "I didn't ever expect...

Aston Villa F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 6 Jul 19:41

Micah Richards and Jack Grealish join Aston Villa team-mates for pre-season training as Tim Sherwood tells players they must improve

Tim Sherwood returned for pre-season training on Monday and told his Aston Villa players they must do better than last season. Villa avoided the drop last season by finishing 17th in the Premier League.

ESPN FC - Aston Villa News 6 Jul 18:06

Micah Richards says best ahead after move from Man City to Aston Villa

Richards was a Premier League winner at Manchester City. Micah Richards rued the injuries that prevented him from achieving more at Manchester City and declared that his best days lie ahead of him at Aston Villa. The England international defender signed for Villa on a free transfer, ending a 13-year association with City. Richards, who was City's longest-serving player, made 245 appearances over nine years but was limited to nine league starts since 2012 because of...

TEAMtalk | Aston Villa 6 Jul 12:35

Tim Sherwood betting on Christian Benteke staying at Aston Villa

Tim Sherwood is confident of keeping Christian Benteke at Villa Park, and the Aston Villa boss has been willing to put his money where his mouth is.

TEAMtalk | Aston Villa 6 Jul 09:21

Gossip: Sterling set for £4m windfall?

Liverpool to buy Christian Benteke this week, Raheem Sterling to get £4m, and Fernando Muslera to Man Utd are Monday's top newspaper rumours.

Aston Villa F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 4 Jul 20:29

Everton and Southampton chasing £10m Dennis Praet from Anderlecht

Three Premier League clubs are chasing Anderlecht's exciting 21-year-old midfielder Dennis Praet, who is considered likely to move in the current transfer window.

Aston Villa F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 4 Jul 20:16

Liverpool refuse to meet Christian Benteke's £32.5m buy-out clause as deal for Aston Villa striker reaches impasse 

Liverpool's pursuit of Christian Benteke has hit an impasse until Aston Villa give an indication they will be prepared to drop their asking price from the £32.5million buy-out clause.

ESPN FC - Aston Villa News 4 Jul 18:32

Guzan: We weren't at our best

USMNT goalkeeper Brad Guzan says his side put in a good performance, but contends that they're not yet at their best.

TEAMtalk | Aston Villa 4 Jul 09:49

Gossip: Liverpool line up Hernandez move

Liverpool want Javier Hernandez, Man City are closing on Fabian Delph, while Spurs will sign Aleksandar Mitrovic, claim Saturday's papers.

ESPN FC - Aston Villa News 4 Jul 00:13

Extra Time: Benteke to Liverpool?

The ESPN FC crew answer your questions regarding whether Christian Benteke will move to Liverpool and who will score in the Women's World Cup final.

TEAMtalk | Aston Villa 3 Jul 22:06

Micah Richards hopes to find best form at Aston Villa

Micah Richards says his best years are ahead of him after he was unveiled by Aston Villa following his move on a Bosman.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Aston Villa | BBC 3 Jul 17:09

Friday night slot for Villa-Man Utd

Aston Villa will host Manchester United in a Friday night Premier League because of "unique circumstances", broadcasters say.

TEAMtalk | Aston Villa 3 Jul 14:00

Premier League fixtures on Sky Sports: Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, Manchester City live on bumper 2015/16 opening weekend

Chelsea will start their Premier League title defence exclusively live on Sky Sports, with Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester City also on a bumper opening-weekend bill.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Aston Villa | BBC 2 Jul 15:16

Gueye set for £9m Aston Villa move

Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye is set to sign for Aston Villa in a £9m move from French side Lille.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Aston Villa | BBC 29 Jun 12:02

Sherwood recruits Wilkins for Villa

Aston Villa appoint ex-Chelsea, Manchester United and England midfielder Ray Wilkins as Tim Sherwood's assistant.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Aston Villa | BBC 22 Jun 22:11

Burnley sign Villa defender Lowton

Championship side Burnley sign full-back Matthew Lowton from Premier League Aston Villa on a three-year deal.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Aston Villa | BBC 22 Jun 21:29

Sylla joins Rennes from Aston Villa

Aston Villa midfielder Yacouba Sylla joins French side Rennes on a four-year deal after two-and-a-half years at Villa Park.

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