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Aston Villa not set to sign Southampton defender after speculation

Southampton v Arsenal - Barclays Premier LeagueAston Villa supporters in the Football Transfer Tavern are pleased with their side’s transfer business this summer, with the club having added 10 new players already.

Villa boss Tim Sherwood is reportedly on the lookout for a new defender, with Southampton’s Jose Fonte an apparent target.

The 31-year-old Saints captain has enjoyed an excellent two seasons on the south coast, and manager Ronald Koeman insists he will be going nowhere this summer, reports the Southampton Echo.

This news has pleased the large contingent of Saints fans enjoying a beer and burger special here in the Transfer Tavern, with all of them admitting that Fonte has evolved into one of the club’s best players!

Our landlord here in the Transfer Tavern had his say on the matter at hand, “Fonte is a class player who has adapted to life in the Premier League, I don’t blame Koeman wanting to keep his skipper!”

Aston Villa fans…… What do you make of this news? Would you have liked to have seen Fonte at your club? Let us know your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!

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