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Villa midfielder Sidwell in talks with Hammers

Aston Villa midfielder Steve Sidwell has held talks with West Ham United over a possible move back to the capital.

The former Chelsea and Reading player, 28, has made just one league start this season after falling out of favour at Villa.

One midfielder not on the move is former England captain David Beckham. LA Galaxy said yesterday they expect him to return for pre-season training next month. Beckham, who has been linked with Spurs, spoke last week of his desire for a short-term move to Europe.