The terrible rumour that Villa fans awoke to this morning claimed that Martin O’Neill is about to sign Titus Bramble. Reports in today’s Daily Star say that O’Neill will offer Wigan Athletic around Â£3.5m, plus teenage midfielder Barry Bannan for the much-maligned centre-back.
As you might expect, plenty of Villa fans are not best pleased with this rumour. A sample of comments on the The Villa Blog :
“Titus Bramble. FFS. This is a piss take surely.”
“The players we are being linked with so far are still way below what is required. Bramble is