Brad Friedel on the way out?
Both Manchester City and Aston Villa (owned by American
"I want to keep Brad," Ince told BBC Radio Lancashire. "He's one of the best goalkeepers in the Premiership -- I want to keep my best players."
Villa is also pursuing 23-year-old goalie
Friedel had a month ago expressed support for Ince, the first black British EPL manager.
"I played with him at Liverpool. Incey as a footballer was a winner and he has obviously proven as a manager he is a winner as well," he said. "He knows football and loves football, which I think is why he has had the success he has had."