Villa turn down loan opportunity for Man City midfielder Barry

Aston Villa have turned down the chance to sign Gareth Barry on loan from City for the new season, reports talkSPORT.

Aston Villa have turned down the chance to sign Gareth Barry on loan from City for the new season, reports talkSPORT.

The 32-year-old former Villa player now appears to be out of favour with new boss Manuel Pellegrini and was offered to the Midlands outfit on a temporary basis.

But Villans boss Paul Lambert has turned down the chance as he is only interested in signing players under the age of 24.

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