By Ollie Irish
Manchester City’s £20million bid for Aston Villa and England midfielder James Milner has been instantly rejected by the Midlands club.
City launched their initial bid on Wednesday night and it took almost no time for a Villa spokesman to respond: “We have received an offer from Manchester City for James Milner and this has been firmly rejected.
“We plan to sit down with James and his representative after the World Cup to agree a new long-term deal and this remains our position.”
Or, put through the Pies ‘no bullshit’ translator: