Monday media watch [09.06.14]: Latest media headlines
Birmingham Mail: Coach Shay Given has tipped Jack Grealish for a bright future - but warned Villa and Ireland not to demand too much too soon from the teenage rookie. Grealish made his senior debut in the claret and blues' penultimate match of last season and hopes to be a regular member in the first team squad next season.
Birmingham Mail: This is Aston Villa's new away kit - a throwback to the club's finest hour-and-a-half. The design of the new strip, manufactured by Macron and featuring the logo of sponsors Dafabet, is based on the classic kit Villa's European Cup winners wore for their triumph over Bayern Munich in Rotterdam in 1982.
ClubCall: Aston Villa's hopes of signing Sunderland midfielder Jack Colback appear to have been dashed as he has agreed to join Newcastle. The Black Cats had been doing all they could to persuade Colback to sign a new deal and stay at the Stadium of Light but their best efforts have been in vain and he has moved on.
Sky Sports: Marc Albrighton believes Leicester City's style of play will be perfect for him. Albrighton sealed a move to the King Power Stadium after leaving Aston Villa and he cannnot wait to get started with his new club under manager Nigel Pearson.
Express and Star: Villa have unveiled their new away strip for the 2014-15 season with a nod to their European Cup heroes. The club logo on the shirts worn by the 1982 European Cup winning team in Rotterdam is imprinted onto the back.
Express and Star: Ron Vlaar today targeted revenge over Spain as he started the Netherlands' World Cup countdown. The Villa skipper is out to avenge the Oranje's 1-0 defeat in the 2010 final when the teams meet on Friday.
*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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