REVEALED: Villa turned down Falcao for Heskey

Aston Villa had a deal in place for AS Monaco star Radamel Falcao, it has been revealed.

Aston Villa had a deal in place for AS Monaco star Radamel Falcao, it has been revealed.

The Birmingham Mail says in 2008, Villa manager Martin O’Neill was offered a little-known Colombian prospect by the name of Falcao for a fee reportedly around £5M.

But he chose to sign Wigan Athletic’s Emile Heskey instead.

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