Villa boss O'Neill coy over interest for Ajax defender Vermaelen

Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill says he'll be scouting on the continent tonight.

Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill says he'll be scouting on the continent tonight.

O’Neill has hinted he will be in Germany or France tonight where a full programme of Ligue 1 and five Bundesliga matches take place.

Asked whether he was in Holland watching Ajax defender Thomas Vermaelen last weekend he said: “I can confirm that I was abroad watching football matches but I will confirm nothing else.

‘‘I will be abroad on Wednesday too.”

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