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Villa prepare 6 million N'Zogbia swoop

Aston Villa have taken a step closer in their pursuit of highly-rated French midfielder Charles N'Zogbia from Premiership strugglers Newcastle United by preparing to entice the selling club with an undisclosed fee, according to The Guardian.

Villa boss Martin O'Niell is a known admirer of the 22-year-old Frenchman, and the player himself expressed a desire to join the Villans if opportunity presented itself.

The fee is understood to be around 6 million, and is expected to be completed by next week.




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The Journalist

Writer: Mehzeb Chowdhury Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday January 27 2009

Time: 4:15AM

Your Comments

Is he worth buying? He sounds a bit like a trouble maker with the comments he has been coning out with.
BKKVILLA
He's talented. Just has a big mouth.
Mehzeb
6m seems a lot of money for a squad player. Is he that good? Looks to have flair, but has he got the ingedients MON loves, workrate, honesty and team ethics? With his big mouth I would imagine Newcastle would be glad to see the back of him for 6m, but in MON we trust...if the story is true. Newcastle desperately need some stability, I would be disappointed if they went down, which sadly is a possibility.
krfeskivilla
He's an odious little *****. If we can get 6m we should snap your hands off, he's nowhere near the consistency of Bullard and, after a good first season or so, will throw the toys out the pram and demand a move to his 'dream Arsenal'.
BaldEagle
"Disappointed if they went down?" I'd find it hilarious. Come on Micheal, jump ship before it sinks!! All aboard HMS Victory!!!!!!!! Up The Villa
pjvilla
He's a moaner just like Robinho. When times are bad, moaners just want to jump ship.
geordie_mark
yeah but to be fair to zogibia, how many years has it been bad up there now??????? its never been pretty since sir Bobby left.
Stig
 

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