Aston Villa are lining up a £30m bid for Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey as they appear to proceed their summer season spending.
Dean Smith is eager so as to add to his attacking choices this summer season, with the club-record signing of former Norwich talisman Emi Buendia already confirmed.
It stays unclear whether or not Smith is making an attempt to construct on his aspect’s first rate Eleventh-place Premier League end final season, or whether or not he is getting ready for all times with Jack Grealish who is known to be a £100m goal for champions Manchester Metropolis.
Both method, gifted teen Bailey has been pinpointed as a summer season goal, with the Each day Mail reporting Villa are readying a bid of between £25m and £30m.
Bailey has persistently been certainly one of Leverkusen’s prime performers since becoming a member of from Genk in 2017, although the 2020/21 marketing campaign noticed him take pleasure in his finest season up to now as he notched 15 objectives and 11 assists in 40 outings.
Quite a few Premier League golf equipment have been credited with an curiosity within the Jamaica worldwide in current occasions, with Manchester United and Everton particularly touted as potential suitors.
Regardless of Villa’s admiration for Bailey, the winger nonetheless has two years remaining on his contract with Leverkusen and they also’re certainly not underneath any strain to money in on certainly one of their prized belongings.
Ought to Smith handle to thrash out a deal it will characterize a significant coup as he continues to bolster his squad forward of the 2021/22 season.
Together with Buendia, Villa have additionally secured the signing of former followers’ favorite Ashley Younger, whereas they’re additionally mentioned to be monitoring Southampton captain James Ward-Prowse and Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks.
With so many potential arrivals on the horizon there are anticipated to be some departures within the coming weeks, with the membership reportedly open to provides for Anwar El Ghazi.
The Dutchman is attracting curiosity from Italy and is not anticipated to be a Villa participant come the beginning of the 2021/22 marketing campaign.