Aston Villa fans in the Transfer Tavern are demanding a round of free ale from our landlord, to help them drink away the embarrassment of Chris Samba training with Steve Bruce’s side.
The former Blackburn Rovers and QPR defender had his contract with Panathinaikos terminated in January and has since been on the lookout for a new club, even undergoing a trial with Premier League outfit Crystal Palace.
Admittedly, Villa are a little light on bodies at the back at the moment, with Tommy Elphick, Nathan Baker and James Chester the only natural centre-halves at Bruce’s disposal.
But Villa patrons in the Transfer Tavern really aren’t keen on the idea of Samba being brought into the first-team squad and our landlord reckons the whole saga could end catastrophically. Here are two reasons why.
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