Welcome to Read Aston Villa’s deadline day live blog for the January transfer window 2016.

Matt Lynch will bring you updates throughout the day of all the goings on at Villa Park and Bodymoor Heath.

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The Headlines

Ravel Morrison linked

Villa reject Sunderland bid for Micah Richards

LA Galaxy back in for Joleon Lescott

Stop press – Chris Young of the Sunderland Echo claims that Sunderland are not in for Charles N’Zogbia. We’ll keep the situation monitored for you!

BREAKING: Jim White has just said on Sky Sports News that Sunderland are putting together a last-minute deal for Charles N’Zogbia

White Flag

Aston Villa have lost out on another target with Mathieu Debuchy completing his move to Bordeaux on loan.



Reports from the Daily Mail are suggesting that Aston Villa were not prepared to pay the loan fee that Arsenal wanted.

Sunderland, also interested in a deal for Debuchy got cold feet over the fee as well.


Read Louie Littlewood’s views on the lack of transfers at Villa Park below.

I am fuming with our transfer business – Louie Littlewood

Steve Madeley, known for his work for the Express & Star has suggested this. There may be hope…


Remi Garde is cutting an angry figure.

Garde cuts a furstrated figure

Andy Carroll, Diafra Sakho and Manuel Lanzini are all unavailable for the visit of Aston Villa tomorrow. Slaven Bilic may not have James Tomkins,Cheikhou Kouyate, or Emmanuel Emenike also.

Libor Kozak, Rudy Gestede, and Carlos Sanchez are all out of Aston Villa’s tie with West Ham tomorrow evening.

Ashley Westwood, Alan Hutton and Kieran Richardson all doubts.


Birmingham Mail reporter, Gregg Evans is reporting there is still hope for Villa fans!

Here we go again. David Cameron spotted. Lend us a few quid from the treasury?

We asked you on Twitter who has been seen at Villa Park and Bodymoor Heath today. Phil Mitchell.



I spent a lot of energy to convince him – but he chose another club – Remi Garde on Seydou Doumbia choosing Newcastle United

I have cracked out the Sudoku book with not much else to do with The Villans yet to act this window.

How are you spending your deadline day?

Suduko Bored fans

Reports in Italy this morning suggest Aston Villa are in for Ravel Morrison.

Find out more on the link with the former Premier League bad boy below.

Ex Premier League bad boy linked with Villa

Last night it broke that Sunderland had a bid knocked by Villa for captain Micah Richards. Would you take the cash and run? Or keep the centre-back?

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