ASTON VILLA are in advanced talks to sell the club to Oracle CEO and founder Larry Ellison, according to reports. Get all the breaking Aston Villa news. Headlines linking to the best sites from around the web. Updates 24/7/ The #1 AVFC news resource. American businessman David Freeman has reportedly thrown his hat into the Aston Villa buyout ring. Freeman, who has hit financial problems. Monaco losing patience with Chelsea over Tiemoue Bakayoko transfer - report. Sir Alex Ferguson would have signed Chelsea hero John Terry for Man Utd this summer Daily Star Villa second favourites to sign Manchester City Keeper Read Aston Villa Take this with you whenever and wherever you sign in! Villa, ever-presents in the Premier League since it began inare preparing for life in the Championship second tier after finishing a distant online suchspiele with only three wins. The businessman from eastern China — whose age has been quoted from 39 to 41 in different reports - said he is seeking to use his investment to forge closer ties between his home country and the UK.