Responding to fans queries, Jean II Makoun is No.17. Waiting for work permit issues to be cleared up. #AVFC— Aston Villa FC (@AVFCOfficial) August 1, 2012
This isn't Earth-shatteringly big news, but if you're a fan of Makoun (and you should be) then it's encouraging to hear that he still appears to be in the team's plans.
Up the Irons! It looks like James Collins is about to be sold to West Ham, his former club. We don't know much about the fees yet but this is welcome news in a summer full of welcome news. Time to start wondering about who is going to grab the number six shirt.
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.