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Aston Villa eyeing ex-Leicester star Robert Huth as John Terry replacement this summer The German defender, 33, was key to the Foxes' stunning title win two seasons ago but has suffered an injury-ravaged campaign this time around. There will be questions surrounding Huth's fitness as he did not play at all last season due to ankle and foot problems.

Aston Villa considering swoop for experienced Premier League winning defender Aston Villa are pondering a move for former Leicester City defender Robert Huth, according to reports from Birmingham Live. 33-year old Huth, a Premier League winner with Leicester in 2016, is available on a free after being released by the Foxes and is seen as an ideal replacement for the departing John Terry.

Aston Villa looking to launch summer move for impressive World Cup defender The Sun on Sunday, via Birmingham Live, are reporting that Aston Villa are in the hunt for Aussie World Cup star Trent Sainsbury. The 26-year old is current in Russia with the Socceroos, but is a target for Steve Bruce as he looks to build another side capable of a top six finish.

Why On Earth Would Aston Villa Be Interested In Former Wolves Striker I know we're knee deep in football's silly season and the press are awash with largely dodgy transfer rumours, but even allowing for some exaggeration owing to the believed financial state of Aston Villa, I really can't see this being anything but agent led guff.

The net worth of Aston Villa's chairman Dr Tony Xia The Villa Park boss has deep pockets with a net worth higher than all but nine people in the region.

Report: Aston Villa want £20m for James Chester Aston Villa are reportedly unwilling to sell James Chester for less than £20 million this summer. According to a report from the Daily Mirror's live transfer feed, Aston Villa are not prepared to sell James Chester for less than £20 million this summer as the defender continues to attract Brighton's attention.

Aston Villa look to Australia's Trent Sainsbury to boost defensive depth According to reports in this morning's Sun newspaper, and via Sun journalist Alan Nixon, it appears that Aston Villa are one of many clubs looking into a deal for Australian international centre-half Trent Sainsbury.

Aston Villa could stop Tommy Elphick from joining Reading Aston Villa defender Tommy Elphick could see his proposed move to Reading fall through because the Villans may need him themselves, according to the Birmingham Mail.

Transfer gossip: Aston Villa ponder free agent move for Stoke City hero According to reports in Birmingham, Villa boss Steve Bruce is considering signing free agent Robert Huth as a replacement for John Terry. Huth, who made 181 appearances for Stoke during five-and-a-half years at the club, was released by Leicester City at the end of last season.

Restore the faith and Tommy Elphick could be Aston Villa hero Aston Villa are currently in the process of trying to sell several players, to balance the books ahead of a third straight season in the Championship. One man who looked like he was on his way out was defender Tommy Elphick. It appeared he was set to join loan club Reading permanently this summer.

Report: Aston Villa eye bargain deal for Australia ace Trent Sainsbury Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce is reportedly eyeing a move for Australia defender Trent Sainsbury. According to a report from The Sun on Sunday, Aston Villa are interested in a potential move for Trent Sainsbury who continues to star at the World Cup with Australia.

Villa braced for Grealish offer as Prem club target swoop Ever since Villa failed to win promotion back to the Premier League, speculation has been rife suggesting that Grealish will be on the move to a top flight club. Concerns over Villa's finances have not helped the situation either and reports now claim that Newcastle are ready to test the water by making a bid for the talented youngster.

Aston Villa fans make their feelings clear over Leo Bonatini link AVFC were today linked with a move for the ex WWFC loanee.

SPECULATION: Jack on his bike and Xia to offer a controlling share in the club? The official word is that Jack Grealish knows nothing about any move and everything is being left in his advisors' hands. But does anyone else think that the above picture, that I think was sent via Jack's Twitter account, is nothing more than a hint that he knows what's happening and is indeed on his bike?

Bad for Tottenham: Aston Villa have received no offers for Jack Grealish The Birmingham Mail have today confirmed that Aston Villa have yet to receive any concrete offers for star man, Jack Grealish. Grealish has been linked with just about every Premier League club this summer but one team Grealish has been linked with quite a lot has been Tottenham.

Villa's likely replacement for John Terry: Everything we know so far AVFC boss Steve Bruce needs to find a new centre-half this summer.

Appreciation for Bjarnason may be too late Since the World Cup kicked off last week, Aston Villa fans have been casting a keen eye over several current and former players making appearances for various countries.

What is the net worth of Aston Villa's chairman Dr Tony Xia? The new Villa Park boss has deep pockets with a net worth higher than all but nine people in the region.

What is Financial Fair Play and what does it mean for Aston Villa? New Football League’s Financial Fair Play regulations limit spending - but what does that mean for Steve Bruce and co.

Rongtian He's remarkable route to Aston Villa's corridors of power Alex Dicken takes a look at the rise of Tony Xia's right-hand man.

Let's go dancing: The former Aston Villa striker you can't help but love Watch this ex-AVFC dance the night away to Kasabian.

Aston Villa star Mile Jedinak in the words of his managers Here's what Mile Jedinak's managers have had to say throughout his career.

McCormack - another chance? Do you think that we should give McCormack another chance at Villa or do you think we should use younger, less experienced players such as Keinan Davis and Rushian Hepburn-Murphy? Have your say in the comments section below. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.

Why Aston Villa Need to Keep Jack Grealish This Summer The rumour mill is well underway. Scrolling through Twitter you could come to several conclusions about anything Villa related. However, going off most sources, one thing is certain; Jack Grealish looks like he will be sold. Grealish is a once in a generation player.

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