Villa Want Smith!

Last updated : 12 August 2008 By Footy Mad - Editor

Despite Kevin Keegan insisting the England international remains a part of his plans at St James Park, Martin O'Neill is believed to be interested in signing the player ahead of the new season.

Everton and Sunderland have also been linked with Smith, but Villa can offer the former Leeds United man the chance of European football…proving their offer of £4million is accepted by the Magpies.