Monday media watch [25.06.12 PM]: Bannan and Bent in the news
Express & Star: Barry Bannan today promised to deliver on his potential and admitted the forthcoming season could be "make or break" for his Villa Park career.
Setanta Sports: Darren Bent feels Aston Villa 'are going places' under new boss Paul Lambert and expects 'one or two additions' this summer.
Clubcall: Sunderland are reportedly closing in on the signing of central defender Carlos Cuellar after Martin O'Neill reopened talks with him.
BBC Sport: Aston Villa striker Andi Weimann hopes young players will get the same chance to impress under new manager Paul Lambert as they did under Alex McLeish.
Setanta Sports: Sunderland are reportedly closing in on the signing of central defender Carlos Cuellar after Martin O'Neill reopened talks with him.
Clubcall: Darren Bent feels Aston Villa 'are going places' under new boss Paul Lambert and expects 'one or two additions' this summer.
Best of the Rest
BBC Sport: England manager Roy Hodgson says there are reasons for optimism despite the team's exit from Euro 2012.
Sky Sports: England winger Theo Walcott feels his side's exit from Euro 2012 on penalties was 'cruel' but is confident they have a bright future ahead of them.
BBC Sport: Former England international Danny Murphy has joined relegated Blackburn Rovers on a two-year contract.
Sky Sports: Italy star Andreas Pirlo feels the Azzurri's quarter-final victory over England was fully deserved and has already turned his focus to Thursday's last-four encounter with Germany.
Sky Sports: Alan Pardew insists that Newcastle United are no longer a 'selling club' as they battle to keep hold of their top stars.
*The extracts on this page are taken from various newspapers and media outlets. They do not necessarily reflect the views of Aston Villa.
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