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    • 'Stability and Fight' the Main Qualities Required From New Signings Claims Aston Villa CEO
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      'Stability and Fight' the Main Qualities Required From New Signings Claims Aston Villa CEO

      Aston Villa CEO Keith Wyness has stated that a lack of leaders at Villa Park is the reasoning behind Steve Bruce's new signings, according to Birmingham Mail. The average age of the Villans' summer transfer signings is just over 32, with Glenn Whelan, Christopher Samba and Ahmed Elmohamady all following John Terry's arrival at the club. And Wyness now believes that the added experience will result in fewer mistakes and a far shorter settling-in period for the new arrivals. “We need ‘men’ in the team who understand what the Championship is about,” he said earlier this month. “We need that stability and fight and desire and the players we (targeted) this summer have that in abundance.” The idea

    • Veteran full-back linked with return to Sunderland & claims 20-yr-old winger on Grayson’s radar
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      Veteran full-back linked with return to Sunderland & claims 20-yr-old winger on Grayson’s radar

      With just over a week to go until the big Championship kick-off, Sunderland are continuing the hunt for reinforcements with the latest transfer gossip linking Aston Villa full-back Alan Hutton and Liverpool winger Ryan Kent with a move to the Stadium of Light. The Mirror suggest the Black Cats are monitoring Alan Hutton’s situation at Villa Park as the West Midlands outfit ponder cashing in on the 32-year-old who only has a year left on his contract. Hutton spent a few months at Sunderland back in 2010, making 11 appearances on loan from Tottenham. Steve Bruce was thought to be keen to make the move a permanent one but was unwilling to pay Spurs’ asking price, and the player returned to White