Here are the morning Aston Villa news headlines for Monday, September 14th.
Martinez signs a four-year contract
Emiliano Martinez will land a four-year contract with Aston Villa once he moves from Arsenal.
Martinez was dropped from Arsenal’s squad in Saturday’s win over Fulham, where he underwent a medical examination with Villa.
Dean Smith Keen to recruit a new stopper ahead of the new Premier League season because Tom Heaton is still recovering from his knee injury.
Heaton, who contracted Burnley worth 8 million pounds last year, damaged his knee ligaments against his former team in January and is not expected to return until mid-October.
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Villa accepts Traore’s move with Leon
Aston Villa have agreed a fee with Lyon to sign Bertrand Traore, according to reports in France.
RMC Sport It was reported Sunday that Dean Smith’s team had agreed to a deal worth 19 million euros (17.5 million pounds) to return the winger to the Premier League.
They added that the Chelsea Academy graduate will undergo a medical examination on Monday before putting pen to paper on a three-year contract.
Interest in Villa Petrauri appeared over the weekend with claims An opening offer of £ 15.5 million was rejected by Ligue 1.
The 25-year-old right winger, who can also play up front, started 14 games with Lyon last season and was used nine more times from the bench as he struggled to knock out the likes of Memphis Depay and Moussa Dembele.
Sherwood sends a message to Manchester United on Grillish’s account
Tim Sherwood believes Manchester United should pounce on Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish before the transfer window closes.
Grealish He has long been linked with a move to Old Trafford with the United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been known to admire the talents of the playmaker.
However, The price is £ 80 million set by the villa owners Nassef Sawiris and West Edense Cool interest in the 24-year-old this summer.
United closed a £ 40m deal for midfielder Donnie Van de Beek from Ajax last week, but former Villa coach Sherwood believes Grealish could add a new dimension to Solskjaer’s side.
“When the teams recoil, that was when Manchester United struggled, but that was even [Bruno] Fernandez came in, “Sherwood told Sky Sports.
Spurs eye move to King
Tottenham Hotspur found a new target for the striker after Ole Watkins lost.
Tottenham was one of the Premier League clubs linked to Watkins before Aston Villa His signature made him a club record £ 28million earlier this week.
The former Brentford striker scored on his debut to give Villa a friendly 1-0 pre-season win over Manchester United on Saturday.
Villa has reportedly moved £ 16m in favor of Josh King from Bournemouth – but they face stiff competition.
It is being reported now Tottenham coach Jose Mourinho to move to King after he was postponed due to Watkins’ price. Tottenham is in the market for a new striker and he was also associated with Callum Wilson before joining Newcastle United.