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Reported Liverpool target Jordan Veretout signs for Aston Villa

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Aston Villa have completed the signing of Nantes midfielder Jordan Veretout. The 22-year-old was linked with Premier League rivals Liverpool earlier...

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Aston Villa sign Rudy Gestede from Blackburn Rovers

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NEW RECRUIT: All-smiles as gaffer Tim Sherwood welcomes new boy Rudy Gestede. #AVFC #WelcomeRudy pic.twitter.com/IkokdXtRGK Aston Villa FC...

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Aston Villa close to sealing deal for ex-Spurs striker Dimitar Berbatov

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Aston Villa are on the verge of signing former Tottenham and Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov, according to the Express. The Bulgarian star...

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Emmanuel Adebayor snubs late bid as he heads to Aston Villa to complete move from Spurs

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Emmanuel Adebayor has snubbed a late bid from Crystal Palace to head to Aston Villa as his move from Tottenham is set for completion today, according...

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Breakthrough in talks sees Spurs on verge of offloading Emmanuel Adebayor to Aston Villa

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A breakthrough in negotiations has left Emmanuel Adebayor's move to Aston Villa on the verge of going through, according to the Mail. Tottenham...

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Daniel Levy confident of offloading Spurs striker Emmanuel Adebayor to Aston Villa

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Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is growing increasingly confident of securing a deal to sell troublesome striker Emmanuel Adebayor to Aston Villa. The...

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Video: Christian Benteke discusses joining Liverpool from Aston Villa

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New signing @bentekechris20 is delighted to join #LFC. Watch his full interview on LFCTV GO: http://t.co/TiGcigpq29 https://t.co/T5pZ9MTP7U...

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Aston Villa prepare move for Spurs striker Emmanuel Adebayor

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Aston Villa are considering making a loan move for Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor as they set about replacing Christian Benteke, the Daily Mail...

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Christian Benteke’s move from Aston Villa to Liverpool completing today

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Liverpool's move for Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke will be completed today, according to Sky Sports News (10am). The Belgian had a...

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Video: Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers denies any knowledge of Christian Benteke deal

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers flatly refused to answer questions about the impending arrival of Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke. Asked...

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Transfers & Rumours

Rudy Can’t Fail: Aston Villa Complete £6m Deal To Pinch Target Man Gestede From Blackburn

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By Chris Wright

No official word from either side as yet, but the photos of Rudy Gestede proudly holding his new Aston Villa shirt aloft are already doing the rounds on Twitter.

Gestede moves to Villa from Blackburn Rovers for a reported fee of £6million...

While it seems Jordan Rhodes is the man attracting the silly money, it was Gestede who proved far more impressive for Blackburn last season, at least for Pies' money.

Official: Aston Villa Complete £12m Deal To Sign Jordan Ayew

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By Chris Wright

Aston Villa's almost Newcastle-esque raid on French football has continued apace this afternoon with the signing of Jordan Ayew from Lorient.

The 23-year-old Ghanaian international winger has signed a five-year deal with Villa and joins fellow Ligue 1 recruitsJordan Amavi and Idrissa Gueye (formerly of OGC Nice and Lille respectively)on the books.

Official: Liverpool Sign Christian Benteke For £32.5million As Reds’ Summer Spending Spree Continues

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By Alan Duffy

Christian Benteke's protracted move to Liverpool finally reached its conclusion on Wednesday evening, with the Aston Villa striker agreeing a long-term dealfor a hefty fee of £32.5million.

By offering that sizeable amount for the 24-year-old, the Reds triggered his release clause, meaning poor old Villans' boss Tim Sherwood was helpless in his quest to hold on to his star man.

Transfer Balls: Man Utd Splurge €100million On Muller, Chelsea Ready For Rahmann, Aston Villa Vying For Adebayor

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Man Utd Splurge €100million On Muller

German outlet Sport1 have quite the juicy story here, claiming that Manchester United have bid a whopping€100million for Thomas Muller as their summer spending spree continues.

English Premier League

Aston Villa in talks to sign French striker Rudy Gestede from Blackburn

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Aston Villla are in talks with Blackburn over the sale of striker Rudy Gestede.

The forward has been linked with a move to Villa Park and negotiations are ongoing between the clubs, Press Association Sport understands.

The 26-year-old scored 22 goals for Rovers last season as they finished ninth in the Sky Bet Championship and has netted 34 times in 65 games for the club.

Aston Villa in talks to sign French striker Rudy Gestede from Blackburn

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Aston Villla are in talks with Blackburn over the sale of striker Rudy Gestede.

The forward has been linked with a move to Villa Park and negotiations are ongoing between the clubs, Press Association Sport understands.

The 26-year-old scored 22 goals for Rovers last season as they finished ninth in the Sky Bet Championship and has netted 34 times in 65 games for the club.

Aston Villa sign striker Jordan Ayew for £8.5 million

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Aston Villa have signed Ghanaian striker Jordan Ayew for an undisclosed fee believed to be £8.5 million.

The 23-year-old has penned a five-year contract at Villa Park after leaving Ligue 1 club Lorient.

Manager Tim Sherwood told avfc.co.uk: "I'm really pleased to bring Jordan to the football club.

Aston Villa sign striker Jordan Ayew for £8.5 million

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Aston Villa have signed Ghanaian striker Jordan Ayew for an undisclosed fee believed to be £8.5 million.

The 23-year-old has penned a five-year contract at Villa Park after leaving Ligue 1 club Lorient.

Manager Tim Sherwood told avfc.co.uk: "I'm really pleased to bring Jordan to the football club.

Aston Villa agree deal to sign Jose Angel Crespo from Cordoba

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Aston Villa have agreed a deal to sign defender Jose Angel Crespo from Cordoba, the Spanish club have announced.

The 28-year-old full-back started his career at Sevilla, where he was part of the squad that won the 2006 UEFA Cup, before going on to play for Racing Santander, as well as Padova, Bologna and Verona in Italy.

Aston Villa agree deal to sign Jose Angel Crespo from Cordoba

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Aston Villa have agreed a deal to sign defender Jose Angel Crespo from Cordoba, the Spanish club have announced.

The 28-year-old full-back started his career at Sevilla, where he was part of the squad that won the 2006 UEFA Cup, before going on to play for Racing Santander, as well as Padova, Bologna and Verona in Italy.

Manchester City boss Pellegrini concern at Fabian Delph injury

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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini expects to know the severity of Fabian Delph's hamstring injury on Saturday after the midfielder left the field on a stretcher during the 4-1 pre-season defeat to Real Madrid.

Delph, who signed from Aston Villa after making a U-turn over his switch to City last week, lasted less than 20 minutes after a tussle with Luka Modric resulted in his early exit from the International Champions Cup game in Melbourne.

Manchester City boss Pellegrini concern at Fabian Delph injury

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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini expects to know the severity of Fabian Delph's hamstring injury on Saturday after the midfielder left the field on a stretcher during the 4-1 pre-season defeat to Real Madrid.

Delph, who signed from Aston Villa after making a U-turn over his switch to City last week, lasted less than 20 minutes after a tussle with Luka Modric resulted in his early exit from the International Champions Cup game in Melbourne.

Eight players Aston Villa could spend the £32.5m Christian Benteke money on

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LIVERPOOL SHOW TITLE AMBITIONS AS BENTEKE JOINS FOR £32.5 MILLION

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Liverpool have made clear their ambitions buy finally adding a proven goal-scorer in Christian Benteke.

The prolific striker put pen to paper on a five-year deal after meeting Aston Villa's £32.5 million buy-out clause.

This brings Fenway Sports Group and Liverpool Football Club spending for this Summer near the £80 million mark after also signing Firminho, Ings, Origi & Clyne for sizeable sums.

Liverpool confirm signing of Christian Benteke for £32.5 million

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has finally captured his number one summer transfer target after striker Christian Benteke completed his £32.5million transfer from Aston Villa.

The Belgium international becomes the seventh new arrival at Anfield since the end of last season but he was always the priority for the Reds boss.

Liverpool confirm signing of Christian Benteke for £32.5 million

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has finally captured his number one summer transfer target after striker Christian Benteke completed his £32.5million transfer from Aston Villa.

The Belgium international becomes the seventh new arrival at Anfield since the end of last season but he was always the priority for the Reds boss.

PHOTO: Christian Benteke unveiled in a Liverpool shirt

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PHOTO: Christian Benteke unveiled in a Liverpool shirt - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke has completed his£32.5m move to Liverpool this evening.

#LFC are delighted to confirm the signing of Belgian striker @bentekechris20 from @AVFCOfficial #BentekeLFC pic.

PHOTO: Christian Benteke arrives in Merseyside ahead of Liverpool transfer

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PHOTO: Christian Benteke arrives in Merseyside ahead of Liverpool transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Christian Benteke is set to become a Liverpool player after the reds triggered his£32.5m release clause earlier this week.

According to reports, the Belgian had his medical on Monday and has travelled to Merseyside today to complete the formalities.

Liverpool to complete next signing within next 24 hours

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Liverpool to complete next signing within next 24 hours - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke is expected to join Liverpool within next 24 hours.

Once Liverpool had decided to spend a chunk of money received from the sale of Raheem Sterling to Manchester City on Christian Benteke, the Reds didn't wait long to trigger his £32.

Liverpool set to seal transfer for £32m striker, medical today

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Liverpool set to seal transfer for £32m striker, medical today - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool have had by far the most eventful transfer window among the English clubs so far, and they are set to welcome another addition to the club.

According to The Times, the club have agreed to meet Aston Villa's demand of£32.

Why Aston Villa will stay up despite Christian Benteke and Fabian Delph departures

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The will-he won't-he saga that was the transfer of Aston Villa captain Fabian Delph culminated Fridaywith the player moving up the M6 to the blue half of Manchester. Less than a week after pledging his allegiance to Villa in a statement on the club website that featured an image of him pointing to the captain's armband on his left shoulder, Delph changed his mind and decided to further his career (and pad his bank account) at Manchester City.

Why Aston Villa will stay up despite Christian Benteke and Fabian Delph departures

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The will-he won't-he saga that was the transfer of Aston Villa captain Fabian Delph culminated Fridaywith the player moving up the M6 to the blue half of Manchester. Less than a week after pledging his allegiance to Villa in a statement on the club website that featured an image of him pointing to the captain's armband on his left shoulder, Delph changed his mind and decided to further his career (and pad his bank account) at Manchester City.

Liverpool agree £32.5 million Christian Benteke deal with Aston Villa

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Liverpool have reached an agreement with Aston Villa over the payment terms for the B£32.5million transfer of Christian Benteke.

A bid to trigger the Belgium international's release clause was submitted on Friday and Reds chief executive Ian Ayre, who is with the squad in Australia on their pre-season tour, has been conducting negotiations over the weekend as to just how and when that money will be paid.

Videos

Video: Jordan Ayew wearing an Aston Villa shirt

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TRANSFER NEWS: Big hello to our new signing Jordan Ayew! #AVFC #WelcomeJordan pic.twitter.com/rbl7gtefo3 Aston Villa FC (@AVFCOfficial) July...

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Video: Fabian Delph’s first day at Man City after leaving Aston Villa

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Manchester City have released behind-the-scenes footage of new signing Fabian Delph's first day at the club. The England international, aged...

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World Soccer Talk Radio (7.24.15) Seamus Malin interview

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Listen to the latest episode of World Soccer Talk Radio featuring an interview with legendary soccer commentator Seamus Malin.

Malin, who announced World Cup, USA and Cosmos games across networks including ABC, ESPN, CBS and others from the 1970s to the 2000′s, took a walk down memory lane to chat about the growth of soccer in the United States, his passion for Aston Villa, his memories of the original NASL as well as his opinions about the current USA Men's National Team squad and Jurgen Klinsmann.

World Soccer Talk Radio (7.24.15) Seamus Malin interview

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Listen to the latest episode of World Soccer Talk Radio featuring an interview with legendary soccer commentator Seamus Malin.

Malin, who announced World Cup, USA and Cosmos games across networks including ABC, ESPN, CBS and others from the 1970s to the 2000′s, took a walk down memory lane to chat about the growth of soccer in the United States, his passion for Aston Villa, his memories of the original NASL as well as his opinions about the current USA Men's National Team squad and Jurgen Klinsmann.

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Photos: Ex-Blackburn star Rudy Gestede wearing his Aston Villa kit

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NEW RECRUIT: Rudy Gestede becomes a Villan. Full gallery: http://t.co/y9bixd7luH #AVFC #WelcomeRudy pic.twitter.com/sTzaoah6J7 Aston Villa FC...

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Tweet: Ex-Aston Villa man Fabian Delph stretchered off for Man City with hamstring injury 20 mins into debut

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Fabian Delph has done his hamstring 17 minutes into his Manchester City debut... pic.twitter.com/l46j2WPa8E — TheSPORTbible (@TSBible) July 24,...

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Will Newcastle Now Pass On Charlie Austin?

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There's some news today in Italy in calciomercato.com that Aston Villa want to replace Christian Benteke with 22 year-old Uruguayan Diego Rolan, currently playing with Bordeaux in the French Ligue 1. But that will certainly not be the only striker Villa will sign. This youngster was offered to Newcastle last month as Bordeaux are looking [.