Friday media watch [21.06.13 AM]: Luna lands in B6
Birmingham Mail: Antonio Luna reckons his reign in Spain will prove to be the perfect preparation for the Premier League after leaving La Liga to set up home at a new Villa. Luna put the finishing touches to his three-year contract at Bodymoor Heath yesterday after Villa agreed to an undisclosed fee with Sevilla and the defender successfully completed a medical.
Birmingham Mail: Charles N'Zogbia could miss the start of the season after getting injured on holiday - as Brett Holman looks to leave Villa for a club in Dubai. Villa are still waiting to determine the full extent of N'Zogbia's injury, but it is believed he may not be ready for the big Premier League kick-off at Arsenal on August 17.
The Sun: Antonio Luna last night completed a £2million move to Aston Villa. But the Seville left-back, 22, insisted he is not swapping one relegation-haunted season for another.
Daily Mail: Aston Villa have completed a £1.5m deal for Sevilla left-back Antonio Luna following a medical and agreed to let Australia midfielder Brett Holman join Dubai-based club Al Nasr.
Goal.com: The Australian midfielder endured an indifferent season at Aston Villa following last summer's free transfer from AZ Alkmaar and will now seek a fresh start with the Dubai club. Brett Holman is set to complete a move from Aston Villa to Dubai-based outfit Al Nasr pending a medical, after a club official announced the deal.
ClubCall: Brett Holman is leaving Aston Villa to join United Arab Emirates club Al Nasr after the two clubs agreed a fee for the midfielder. The 29-year-old Australia international joined Villa last summer on a Bosman free transfer from AZ Alkmaar which had been agreed in March 2012 when former boss Alex McLeish was still in charge.
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