14 September 2020 02:31
Ollie Watkins: Announced. Say hello to our new striker!?#WatkinsAnnounced Aston Villa have agreed a £19million deal with Lyon for winger Bertrand Traore. The club, who have also put a deal in place for Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez, expect Traore to undergo a medical on Monday ahead of signing a three year contract. The 25-year-old Traore played 35 matches last season, mainly on the right wing, and scored four goals, adding five assists. Aston Villa have agreed a £19million deal with French club Lyon to sign winger Bertrand Traore He wants to leave though after finding himself frozen out of their Champions League finish and spending more time on the bench.
Villa remain discussions with Werder Bremen also over an £18m deal for attacking midfielder Milot Rashica. Rashica, 24, is a priority for boss Dean Smith - and is likely to leave the Bundesliga club during this window, having asked for a move last month.