Aston Villa manager Martin O'Neill is now going through a tough time off the field in his attempt to keep hold on two of his best players James Milner and Ashley Young. James Milner has been picked up by
Particularly City’s interest in Milner has been a matter of big concern for Martin O'Neill. Milner played a tremendous role last season to help the club finish 6th in the point table.
O'Neill knows the extent of effect Milner’s departure could have on Villa, so he wants to ensure that the loss of Milner would come with a big price that he could use further in the transfer market to find a quality replacement.
O'Neill said to the media, “There is no question that James Milner will continue to give his best if the deal doesn't go through. The latest state of play is that
...I think the overwhelming majority of supporters, seeing what James did for us last season, would be delighted if he stayed at the football club.”