Aston Villa center back Ron Vlaar has revealed that he hasn’t had any contact from Manchester United over a potential move despite strong rumours that a deal could happen come January. Vlaar also gave a hint that there have been other clubs who contacted him over a move but he felt that staying at Villa would be a better option. The Dutch international told Algemeen Dagblad, “There was interest [after the World Cup]. But never from the calibre of clubs I would leave Aston Villa for. “Manchester United? I’ve never heard anything from them. If a club had been seriously interested I would have noticed. That hasn’t been the case.” Vlaar’s agent Arnold Oosterveer had revealed last month that Southampton were one of the clubs who were interested in him and had admitted that his client will move in January if he finds a better and more ambitious club. Manchester United have been linked with a host of defenders, but with their summer […]

Arsenal are looking to add a defender in the upcoming transfer and have identified Chris Smalling, Ron Vlaar And Virgil Van Dijk as potential targets. In the upcoming transfer window, Arsenal will want to strengthen their squad defensively as the club has fallen short in the position after the sale of Thomas Vermaelen, departure of Bacary Sagna and injury problems of Mathieu Debuchy and Laurent Koscielny. Arsene Wenger had earlier admitted that the club will try to bolster the defence in the January transfer window. The manager had said – “I agree we could have bought one more player, (but) we did not find. We will try to rectify that, because we are a bit short with the injuries we have (defensively), and overall I think we will rectify that in the transfer market in January.” Recent reports have indicated have indicated that the Gunners have shortlisted Chris Smalling from Manchester United, Ron Vlaar from Aston Villa and Virgil Van […]