Select a Team

Prev Game: Sky Bet Championship Sat 24th Sep

prev game - Aston Villa
team 1 score team 2
A Villa 1 - 1 Newcastle

Next Game: Sky Bet Championship Tue 27th Sep

next game - Aston Villa
team 1 score team 2
Barnsley 19:45 A Villa

Adam remains on Villa radar

Houllier still tracking Seasiders midfielder

Last Updated: 14/01/11 5:06pm

  • Share:
Adam: Two bids knocked back

Adam: Two bids knocked back

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Blackpool midfielder Charlie Adam remains a target for Aston Villa boss Gerard Houllier.

LIVE ON SKY SPORTS Birmingham v Aston Villa
11.30am, Sun, Sky Sports HD1, Sky Sports 1 and online with Sky Player
Click here to remote record TV Guide SKY SPORTS ON SKY There's more live football on Sky Sports than ever before, including the Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, Clydesdale Bank Premier League, England away Euro 2012 qualifiers and La Liga. With four live Sky Sports channels, as well as Sky Sports News, you'll never miss a moment on Sky. Click here for more. SKY BET ODDS Villa are currently favourites to sign Adam, but will a deal be complete before the transfer window ends? Bet now.

The Villans have already seen two bids for the Scot knocked back, but are considering a third approach.

Their initial offer of £2.5million was laughed off by Seasiders boss Ian Holloway, while an improved £3.5m bid also received short shrift.

Villa are nothing but persistent, though, and are refusing to be put off by their failings so far.

Still eager to bring added creativity into his ranks before the January transfer window slams shut, Houllier admits he is still keen on Adam and could be tempted to test Blackpool's resolve once more.

Reply

On the saga so far, he said: "We did things the right way. We went to the club and said we were interested in the player.

"But there has not been any official reply except what I read from Ian. Everyone is entitled to say what they want.

"Will we be back in for him? It is difficult to say at the moment. He knows we want him, probably.

"But he has got a contract with his club so I can't say more about that."

  • Share:

Related

Related Profiles

Most Popular

Features

PL clubs' attendance records

PL clubs' attendance records

Spurs have broken their attendance record for a home game. But which Premier League club has hosted the biggest crowd?

Tyler's stats: Liverpool top 2016 chart

Tyler's stats: Liverpool top 2016 chart

Who has scored the most goals in 2016? Is Santi Cazorla's run of penalties a record? Martin Tyler knows...

Premier League squads 2016/17

Premier League squads 2016/17

Click here to see a full list of all the players named in Premier League squads for the 2016/17 season.