Aston Villa have already had a bonkers transfer window that
has seen the newly-promoted club bring in a whopping 12 players, but reports
from Spain indicate that Villa aren’t done with their transfer business just
If these latest rumblings are to be believed, Dean Smith’s
Villa are looking to sign Sevilla’s Wissam Ben Yedder for a fee of €32 million.
A 28-year-old France international forward with pace to
burn, Ben Yedder would represent a huge coup should the Villains indeed be able
to entice him to Villa Park. Already this summer, the player has been linked
with a move to Manchester United as he seeks a new challenge away from
According to L’Equipe,
the forward is keen to leave La Liga and has already turned down a move to the
Chinese Super League as he wants to play in a competitive European league that
will see him continue to challenge for a place in Didier Deschamps’ France squad.
Ben Yedder has a release clause of €40 million and Monaco
are also said to be keeping an eye on the diminutive forward, so Villa may be
forced to increase their offer if they are serious about signing the player
before the transfer window slams shut at 5pm today.