Villa boss O'Neill: Liverpool's Barry bid falls short
"He thinks a lot of Gareth, although the last thing you want to do is to be running around giving people guarantees.
"Gareth has got two years left of his contract to run and he has not shown to me that he is unhappy at the football club.
"The disappointing thing for me is that this whole thing is being conducted in the open.
"This has been conducted outside the way that we would normally be conducting business."