A few items that are out there in the media currently:
"Ashley Young not for sale say Aston Villa amid Spurs transfer rumours" (metro.co.uk)
"Randy Lerner considers extra transfer funds to help Houllier" (Birmingham Mail)
"Sunderland to swoop for Aston Villa's Downing" (Sunderland Echo)
"Manchester United Rumors: Aston Villa a possible destination for Michael Owen" (Bleacher Report)
What have you all heard?