Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Aston Villa Interest In Would-Be Free Agent?

Aston Villa Interest In Would-Be Free Agent?

Interest is credited in many a Burnley player, including this past weekend alone, but with George Boyd's contract set to expire at the end of the season Aston Villa have an interest, they're reportedly one of a 'number of clubs' from the top two divisions, in the Burnley midfielder.

Boyd - according to the Mirror, via the Birmingham Mail - has been offered a new one year deal at Turf Moor, but he's turned this down as the 31 year old is looking for the security of a two year contract?

Aston Villa apparently 'registering an interest' wouldn't be overly surprising given the fact his former Hull boss, Steve Bruce, is now in charge at Villa Park - Bruce knows Boyd well so would be very aware of his Championship and Premier League capabilities.

The twice capped Scottish international, signed from Hull in 2014, isn't a player Sean Dyche would want to lose from the Burnley squad but a new deal would have to be right for the Clarets first and foremost.

You would probably have to admit, given the stage of Boyd's career and stature of Aston Villa, the prospect of a switch to Villa Park, presumably on the two year deal he craves, could prove tempting to experienced midfielder?

Bloggers
Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Monday April 10 2017
Time: 11:15AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Manchester City v Burnley - Follow On Twitter - 21-10-17

Burnley go to the Etihad Stadium as the visitors to Manchester City today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Four Clubs Miss Disabled Access Target

On Friday evening it was confirmed that four clubs had failed to honour their self set deadline for basic access standards for disabled fans.

Vital Preview - Premier League - 20th-22nd October 2017

The 2017-18 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend, 20th-22nd October.

Spurs Game Switched For TV

With the announcements of the December television picks yesterday, Burnley's game against Tottenham Hotspur has now suffered a switch.

Archived Vital Burnley Articles

Vital Burnley articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Burnley
Write For Vital Burnley
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Manchester City v Burnley
Suggested By:
Burnley win20%
Manchester City win40%
Draw40%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.cornwallclaret8
2.Irishclaret6
3.Mike Mada2
4.Grimsby Claret2
The Vital Football Members League