I really, really hope that when I wake up in the morning, James Milner will be wearing powder blue to warm Manchester City's bench, and the Villa will be swimming in gold. But until that happens, here's a fun little linky round up:
The craziness of today/yesterday (depending on your time zone) began with Martin O'Neill having a yap before the match against Valencia. The official site tells us what he said. (By the way, MON in a suit? He's looking dapper. I'm all for the classy duds if he can still prowl the touchline).
The twitter-verse set itself on fire with a tweet from Daniel Taylor of The Guardian.
Taylor then went on to write about how Citeh were using Stephen Ireland as bait. Bait? Villa just want to be rid of Milner, at this point. If you're going to throw in Ireland as well, why would that offer be refused?
Then, of course, the BBC jumped in and repeated Martin O'Neill's words, but they're still listing the possibility of getting Ireland as a rumor.
Please, God, let there be something shiny for me to wake up to.