Aston Villa say Liverpool target Barry is staying with them
Aston Villa said late Wednesday that Gareth Barry, a target for Liverpool, will not be leaving the club.
Villa captain Barry had expressed his desire to join Liverpool and test himself in the Champions League, but in a statement, the club said he will be staying.
"During talks in the past few days, a final deadline to conclude this episode was set that all parties were aware of and agreed to," the club said, the dpa reported.
"This deadline has now passed, and so Gareth will remain with Villa."