Villa optimistic over Keane loan


Aston Villa remain optimistic Los Angeles Galaxy striker Robbie Keane will join them on loan although the deal is unlikely to be completed on Tuesday, Press Association Sport understands.

The Republic of Ireland international is poised to join Villa for two months and is already training with the midlands club.

But the eight-hour time difference between Birmingham and Los Angeles means any announcement will probably happen on Wednesday after the expected completion of the paperwork.

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