Aston Villa after Upson

ASTON Villa are ready and waiting to make a �12million offer for Matthew Upson if the former Birmingham City defender becomes available.

ASTON Villa are ready and waiting to make a �12million offer for Matthew Upson if the former Birmingham City defender becomes available.

West Ham are currently struggling for cash and are desperately in need to build their strike force. Zola has been trying to sign a new forward for the duration of the summer transfer window.

Selling Upson would free up some much needed money but would go against Zola's earlier promise of keeping hold of all his big name players.

By James Tzanoudakis

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