Feyenoord have announced that the deal for Ron Vlaar (just over £3m) has been completed, stating he has signed a 3-year contract with #AVFC— Martin Laurence (@martinlaurence7) July 27, 2012
According to Martin Laurence and the Feyenoord official website which I cannot for the life of me get to load right now Ron Vlaar has finally agreed to terms with Aston Villa. The believed agreement is to be for 4 million pounds and a three year contract. We'll post more about this as it unravels but it looks like the back line has finally been bolstered.
Darren Bent not been able to attend event because he is having a scan on his thigh, most likely ruling him out tonight's match— Mat Kendrick (@MatKendrick) July 21, 2012
This is probably no big deal. Please god be no big deal.
Rennes fan site Rouge Memoire posted the following tweet around the same time K.E.A was officially announced as a Villa player (LINK):
French Midfielder Yacine Brahimi is about to join Aston Villa.
He’s a Hatem Ben Arfa-like.
It will probably be a loan for Yacine Brahimi to Aston Villa
Le Telegramme.com has just posted a story on their own website linking the young 22 year old with the Midlands outfit (LINK):
The Rennais Yacine Brahimi (22 years) could be loaned to Aston Villa next season. This is certainly understands that RMC Sports .
The Rennes would be willing to let his young midfielder in the case of a loan offer with purchase options. The person would not object to this departure.