Football

Wolves join race for Sidwell

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Wolves are in discussions with Aston Villa midfielder Steve Sidwell over a move to Molineux.

The former Chelsea player is set for a January transfer after falling out of favour at Villa Park. He had looked set for a switch to West Ham, but that move now appears to have fallen through.

A statement on the Wolves website read: "Wolves CEO Jez Moxey has confirmed the club are in talks with midfielder Steve Sidwell about a possible move from Aston Villa. Wolves had previously agreed a fee with Villa before Sidwell appeared to be poised to join West Ham."

Sidwell was at Molineux on Wednesday night as Wolves beat Chelsea 1-0 to move out of the Barclays Premier League's bottom three, at the expense of his current club.

Boss Mick McCarthy revealed after the game he was keen bringing in the 28-year-old, saying he would sign him "in a heartbeat" if he was available.

And striker Kevin Doyle hopes the deal goes through.

"Steve would be an excellent signing if it happens," he told the club website.

"I played with him at Reading for a number of years when we had some great success and he's also played for top clubs like Chelsea and Villa.

"If he does sign I'm sure he'll be raring to go. I spoke to him Thursday morning and we'll just have to see what happens but it would be a big boost if it goes through."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Football
Premier League
Aston Villa
Steve Sidwell
Wolverhampton Wanderers

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again