Annis Abraham : £6m and Cardiff City get

Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood has revealed that Craig Bellamy was crucial in the decision to pay £6million for Rudy Gestede, Bellamy gave Gestede a glowing reference.

Bellamy had played one season with the 26 year old and highly recommended Gestede.

Blackburn will receive the full £6 million fee,Gestedes previous club Cardiff will receive nothing,due to no sell on clauses.

Gestede scored the winner for Villa on Saturday in their opening Premier League match.

But none other than Craig Bellamy, it’s just a shame he didn’t recommend to our bosses to keep him in the first place.