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There were two victories for Villa on Sunday. On the field, Carles Gil's stunning strike -- one of the finest goals seen at Villa Park for many seasons -- helped the side past Bournemouth, and before that, news of Fabian Delph's contract extension was universally celebrated.
As a club, Villa haven't played the PR game well enough of late, but the club managed the Delph deal superbly. Before kickoff it was revealed that "exciting player news" would be relayed via the screens in the stadium at 2.50pm....
Everton and Aston Villa are considering a move for Porto defender Rolando before the end of the transfer window, sources have told ESPN FC.
Both clubs are looking to bolster their defensive options and are interested in bringing 29-year-old Rolando, out of contract in the summer, to the Premier League.
Rolando has spent the last two seasons on loan at Napoli and Inter Milan, and the centre-back is believed...
Paul Lambert insisted Fabian Delph is irreplaceable at Aston Villa after the England star penned a new deal.
The midfielder has signed a four-and-a-half year contract, which was announced just before Villa's 2-1 FA Cup win over Bournemouth on Sunday.
Delph, who missed the game with an Achilles injury, was due to be out of contract at the end of the season and had been linked with Liverpool.
A breakthrough in talks was made earlier this month and Lambert admitted the 25-year-old would have been...