Swansea can't fit Villa defender James Collins inside wage budget

Aston Villa defender James Collins is set to reject an offer from Swansea City.

Aston Villa defender James Collins is set to reject an offer from Swansea City.

The Mirror says Wales centre-back Collins has just one year left on his lucrative contract at Aston Villa.

And the 28-year-old has been linked with a return to the land of his fathers.

But Newport-born Collins is not about to sign for Brendan Rodgers' side if it means halving his current salary.

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