I get the feeling we’re going to be much more strict with players going on international duty now after what happened to Dele.
So probably making out the injury is a bit worse than it is to the Belgium FA. 3-4 weeks is my guess.
Hoping he’ll be back for the City game.
I got the following email response from the club re. Getting a refund for the Fulham game:
As you haven't purchased a ticket - as per the Club's recent announcement we'll be contacting all Season Ticket holders with information about how and when you can arrange a refund to your bank account...
Great to have Lamela and Winks back in training, even if they don’t feature this weekend.
Just Wanyama to go now and with Rose and Toby back too suddenly our squad is looking pretty deep. It’s a cliche but having back those players out injured last year could really feel like new signings.
Judging by the below quote, I think it’s safe to say that Bruce is talking about Levy waiting for deadline day (like he loves to do) to get the cheapest price possible, knowing villa have to sell. So don’t think we’ll be signing Grealish until the last day:
"Inevitably that is going to be...
But won’t those high profile players’ agents inform other clubs of our interest to encourage a bidding war anyway?
I never understood the idea of us trying to keep a transfer quiet. Surely it’s in the selling club/player’s interest for them to shout about any interest from the rooftops, no...