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Gerrard Houllier admits he instantly recognised the importance to Aston Villa of midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker after he was repeatedly overlooked by previous manager Martin O'Neill.

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James Milner's protracted move to Manchester City could be concluded this weekend, Aston Villa manager Martin O'Neill has said.

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Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill has admitted it will be difficult to keep James Milner out of the clutches of Manchester City if the midfielder wants to go.

Milner refuses to commit to Villa as City prepare to raise their bid

£20m offer likely to be improved before Fabio Capello's 1 June deadline on transfer deals

Fast Lerner tips Villa to smash glass ceiling

American owner warns Liverpool off O'Neill and says famous fans such as Prince William will soon see them join football's elite

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Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner has confirmed that manager Martin O'Neill is staying at the club after talks.

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