Sky Sports: French club St Etienne insist top scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is not for sale - amid reported interest from Premier League side Aston Villa.
TalkSPORT: Saint-Etienne have issued a hands-off warning to clubs interested in Aston Villa target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Clubcall: Saint-Etienne have told Aston Villa that striker target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is not for sale and they intend to keep him.
Sky Sports: Aston Villa have beaten a number of clubs to the signature of Swedish teenager Khalid Abdo. The likes of Fulham and Hamburg have been chasing Abdo, but Villa have agreed a deal for the 16-year-old.
Setanta Sports: Stephen Ireland feels he can be a role model to the young players breaking into the Aston Villa first team picture.
Clubcall: Andreas Weimann insists Aston Villa are in confident mood ahead of Saturday's trip to face Premier League champions Manchester City.
Manchester Evening News: Irish midfielder Stephen Ireland returns to face Manchester City this week relishing his new-found "mentor" role with Aston Villa.
Setanta Sports: Ciaran Clark will start for Ireland in Wednesday night's friendly international against Greece at the Aviva Stadium.
ESPN: Andreas Weimann believes last week's heartbreaking defeat to Manchester United has strengthened Aston Villa's resolve to become the first Premier League side to beat Manchester City this season.
Express & Star: Andreas Weimann claimed his Villa team-mates head to Manchester City this weekend without any fear and insisted lightning can strike twice at the Etihad Stadium.
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