Lambert a fan of Defoe and Jones
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has admitted being an admirer
of Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe and Stoke forward Kenwyne Jones
as he looks to further strengthen his squad.
But Lambert says it is a case of “wait and see” in terms of
whether either will be heading to Villa Park.
Villa have been linked strongly with Defoe, who netted England’s
winner against Italy in Berne on Wednesday, and Trinidad and Tobago
When asked if interested in the pair, Lambert said: “You are
talking about two really good players, different types of players
“I think a club this size will always be linked with players of
“I don’t think you ever stop looking for players. You have
always got to try and improve.
“Whether they come in or not, we will have to wait and see but
any manager will tell you, you are always going to look for
Lambert confirmed there was no imminent move likely for
full-back Stephen Warnock and Alan Hutton, who can leave if the
price is right.
He said: “(Nothing is happening) at the minute. I’ve picked a
squad for tomorrow at West Ham that will go and compete and do the
very best they can.
“I spoke to Stephen and Alan, they know the situation, what is