Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Aston Villa Favourites To Take Adebayor

Aston Villa Favourites To Take Adebayor

According to the Daily Telegraph Aston Villa have made tentative enquires about taking Emmanuel Adebayor off Manchester City's hands.

The paper said the Togolese striker's £160,000-a-week wages at City would be a major stumbling block that would scupper any likelihood of a permanent transfer, but Villa manager Gerard Houllier is understood to be keen to explore the possibility of a six-month loan deal due to concerns over the form and fitness of his current pool of forwards at Villa Park.



Ade has only managed eight Premier League games this season and is known to be way down the pecking order to an extent that he struggles to get a reserve game. In fact rumour has it the 75-year-old tea lady is thought to have more of a chance of getting into Mancini's starting 11 than Adebayor.

What a pity especially as we Blues had high-hopes for the 6 foot 2 inch 'Bambi-on-ice' look-alike.



Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Tudor
Date:Saturday January 1 2011
Time: 1:45PM

Comments

0
Dont really know what went wrong for Ade. He played pretty well last season considering all that happened with the ACN etc. A quality player that Mancini just doesnt particularly fancy. I dont think City would loan him to Villa, if we are looking to get rid then he will go to someone who can actually afford him.
eighthsin
01/01/2011 13:55:00
0
I'm sure if you lowered the Price tag we would take him off your hands so we could afford his wages, if you kept him on the bench for the next 6months it would cost you over 4million pounds in wages. Also since we are no challenge for you this season we could seriously do some harm in taking points off the likes of Chelsea, Arsenal, Spurs and Man Utd, which could be just the best investment you could make, i think you owe us that much for us taking that waste of space Ireland off your hands.
Villa 4 Ever
01/01/2011 14:28:00
0
We were afraid (not) that Ireland was going to flop at Villa Park. He had one great season with us and then quickly went downhill after that. To be honest I don't know what happened as he's shown he can do it at the top level. As for Ade - if it was up to me you could have him for free.
Tudor
01/01/2011 14:35:00
0
Never ever heard this link before so i cant see it happening. A loan deal may be possible due to us not being a threat to you and your amibitions anymore as spurs, arsenal etc are. Doubt we will pay full wages though.
P.Avfc
01/01/2011 14:42:00
0
the last thing we need at the minute is a guy who doesn't pull his weight and has an attitude so the question we need to ask is will he be worth it? i say no he's not. city are gonna find a lot of the players signed in the first and second transfer windows (since winning the owners lottery) difficult to get rid of because of the wages they were put on to sign them because basically they weren't worth that amount.
noggin5180
01/01/2011 17:28:00
0
Couldn't agree with you more Noggin. Hughes didn't seem to have much regard for how a lot of the players he brought in would behave, and it has most clearly cost us. Mancini has taken Hughes' good buys (Kompany, Tevez, DeJong, Barry, Zabaleta & Toure) and surrounded them by much better players who seem willing to worrk for the team. The likes of Bridge, Adebayor and SWP just seem to think the world owes them a living and can do one ASAP. Adebayor would be a good short-term fix for Villa provided he takes a pay cut, but he would almost definitely think he was doing you a favour and not vice-versa. Good luck to you if you do get him, he's most definitely got some talent underneath that sulky exterior!
fifthcolumnblue
01/01/2011 18:27:00
0
Adebayor was identified as trouble as with a couple of other players and sidelined. Departure imminent.
Johnny Baguette
02/01/2011 08:56:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

The Golden Year 2014 - City Video Montage

What a wonderful year 2014 was for Manchester City Football Club.

Where Do City Fall In The Forbes List - 2016?

US magazine Forbes have released their annual football richlist and Manchester City feature in the top 20.

Manchester City: A Club Without A Crowd

Manchester City have been wrongfully, and quite frankly, outrageously ridiculed for their support.

20 Second Manchester City Video Quiz

Have a go at our 20 second Manchester City video quiz and see how many questions you correctly answer.

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from
As featured on NewsNow: Real Madrid news
Real Madrid News 24/7  

Site Journalists

Tudor
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Sedgie
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How many new players will Pep bring in this window?
Suggested By: johnkelv
Between 1 & 22%
Between 3 & 563%
Between 6 & 830%
9 or more5%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Buzz Lightyear423
2.Tudor409
3.Skoorb311
4.Johnny Baguette210
5.Bluedub203
6.Colin Is The King189
7.kennyclementstache109
8.Rising107
9.johnkelv73
10.seac71