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Aston Villa Striker Is Top Target

According to today's News of the World, Aston Villa striker Luke Moore is Martinez's top target to replace Lee Trundle.

The newspaper also claims that John Hartson is NOT on a list of 4 possible replacements.

A Swans 'insider' said: 'Moore is his number one choice. Roberto knows it will be hard to lure him to Swansea but he has set his sights on bringing him in as soon as possible.'

It does seem like an ambitious attempt to sign a Premiership striker, who scored a hatrick on Villa's Canadian Tour which impressed boss Martin O'Neill.

He told their official site:

'His goals were terrific and his overall play was really excellent,'

'Luke knows if he puts the work in, he's got the natural talent and you wouldn't want it to go to waste.

'He can conjure a goal when things aren't going well. If he works hard, he has the ability to be anything.'

Moore is out of contract at the end of the season but a move to the Liberty Stadium looks extremely unlikely.

The Journalist

Writer: VitalSwansea Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday July 29 2007

Time: 11:54AM

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can't see Moore coming here if he's scoring hatricks for Villa! Think you need to look elsewhere Robbie!
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29/07/2007 12:18:00

Luke Moore! You would stand more chance of getting Bobby Moore down there, But not half as funny as Birmingham trying to sign Raul!
silkie villain
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29/07/2007 12:32:00

Is this a joke?
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29/07/2007 12:32:00

This is the funniest story I have ever heard!........:) Why aren't Tiff Taffs after Kaka to pair up with him? About as much chance
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29/07/2007 12:52:00

Muwhahahaha - Luke Moore could play for most teams in the Prem. Nearly chocked on my cornflakes when i read this crock.
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29/07/2007 13:51:00

Does'nt seem likeley does it!
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29/07/2007 14:29:00

Sorry guys, no chance, if we sell Luke Moore, I'll give up!
The Fear
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29/07/2007 14:50:00

yh i think you have quite good chance!!!!!! press release oldham united sign ronaldinho!!!!!!
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29/07/2007 15:09:00

I have no issue at all with Swansea so I come in peace... but seriously, this is the equivalent to Villa going after Kaka or something!
Sheriff Kimbo
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29/07/2007 16:41:00

Miracles do happen. I just doubt this one is!
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29/07/2007 17:03:00

I'll be shocked if it happens!
StevieG Col U
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29/07/2007 19:04:00

even the BBC mentions Luke Moore as a target! :0
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29/07/2007 21:16:00

it will be a rainey day in hell before you sign luke more, it would be like villa signing KAKA. Both players are firmly out of both clubs reach.
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30/07/2007 08:52:00

Well if you must dream I suppose you might as well dream big...keep on dreaming boys
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30/07/2007 10:07:00

what idiot wrote this article?!
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30/07/2007 10:59:00

don't look at me i was simply reporting what the news of the world were saying!
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30/07/2007 11:43:00

the evening post also say he is a target! i think Martinez is way too over ambitious on this one.
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30/07/2007 11:47:00

This is a joke, absolute bull****, but may be true if moore was considering burying his ambitions hopes dreams etc.
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31/07/2007 13:42:00

Never seen so many responses to a post on the Swans site. I had to check it was not April 1st though.
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01/08/2007 04:24:00


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