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McLeish optimistic of Keane deal

January 5, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish has confirmed his interest in signing LA Galaxy striker Robbie Keane on loan.

• Villa linked with Keane loan bid

Keane, who is available as it is the MLS off-season, is reported to have held "productive talks" with Villa and is expected to sign a £500,000 two-month deal, potentially in time for their next Premier League against Everton on January 14.

McLeish is eager for Keane to make the temporary switch to Villa Park and believes ...

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