By Ben Browning Published: August 1, 2021 12:40 pm
Last Updated: August 1, 2021 1:27 pm
In this article, we will bring you all of the Aston Villa transfer news from today. Make sure to check back to the site for more daily transfer updates throughout the summer.
Grealish on the way out? Obviously, the biggest cloud hanging over the heads of Dean Smith and his Villa side is the future of Jack Grealish. The Englishman is subject of significant interest from Manchester City, and has been all summer.
Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish now has to decide whether he wants to move to Manchester City in what would be the biggest transfer in English football history…
â Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) July 31, 2021
Now, according to multiple sources, Aston Villa are expected to accept the Manchester side’s 100 million pound bid, leaving Grealish with a huge decision to make. Alternatively, Villa are offering a new contract to their talisman, which would make him the highest-paid player in their history.
Will he join the champions?
Leon Bailey incoming Perhaps a small relief to Villa is the imminent arrival of Leon Bailey, the Jamaican winger from Bayer Leverkusen. Added to Emi Buendia, it represents a huge statement for the midlands club.
Aston Villa and Bayer Leverkusen have reached an agreement for the transfer of Leon Bailey subject to the player completing a medical and finalising personal terms.
â Aston Villa (@AVFCOfficial) July 31, 2021
Leon Bailey deal will be officially completed next week for Â£30m to Bayer Leverkusen. Aston Villa are offering Bailey a five-years contract, theyâre set to reach the agreement on personal terms too. 🔴🇯🇲 #AVFC
Medical and official announcement next week. What a deal for Villa. pic.twitter.com/OsZeoOMzev
â Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 31, 2021
According to Fabrizio Romano, the deal will set Villa back 30 million pounds, and will add another dimension to Villa’s attack with his pace and trickery.
Tuanzebe loan on the ropes? However, Villa have seemingly been dealt a blow in their chase for Axel Tuanzebe. The Manchester United defender is free to leave on loan, with Villa thought to be interested in bringing him back to Villa park, where he had an impressive spell between January 2018 and May 2019.
Newcastle ‘leapfrog’ Aston Villa in Axel Tuanzebe chase #mufc #nufc https://t.co/AjxzEKkbzY pic.twitter.com/ocFoALbUgO
â Man United News (@ManUtdMEN) July 30, 2021
As per the Manchester evening news, however, Newcastle United have “leapfrogged” Villa in the chase for the English defender, with Steve Bruce seeing the centre-back as a potentially key part of his defence for the upcoming season.
Read more: Grealish exit imminent? Aston Villa strike deal for Leon Bailey Aston Villa keen on Jamaican star with 30 million pound move mooted This article was edited by Tom Canton.
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