7 Great Players Linked with Aston Villa Who Never Joined

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7 Great Players Linked with Aston Villa Who Never Joined
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The majority of Aston Villa fans would agree that the recent signings of Joe Cole and Philippe Senderos are anything but spectacular.

With chairman Randy Lerner looking to sell the club and with limited transfer funds available, the Holte End faithful have become accustomed to acquiring players on a free transfer or from lower divisions during recent years.

This was not always the case though. Far from the current crop of players linked to Villa Park in the daily tabloids, the Villans were once battling with the top teams in Europe to attract some of the best talent.

In this article, we take a subdued trip down memory lane to remember seven top-quality players who were once subject of intense interest from Villa, but unfortunately the transfers were not realised. 

Let us know your biggest Aston Villa transfer regret using the comments below.

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