Aston Villa supporters have been waiting for to see the splash attacking transfer we all knew was coming. With Tammy Abraham wanting to fight for his spot at Chelsea — the new Aston Villa board is looking to a familiar league, of reports are accurate.
7 years ago Aston Villa signed a strong, tall, promising 21-year old striker from the Jupiler Pro League.— Kristof Terreur (@HLNinEngeland) June 13, 2019
Now they have signed a strong, tall, promising 22-year old striker from the same league: Brazilian Wesley Moraes from Club Brugge for £22m.@hlnsport @niels_27 #avfc pic.twitter.com/Np31ezkEUJ
At 6’3” he clearly appears to be a Target Man — and the seven assists show a well rounded game he has won two Championships in Belgium and one in Slovakia. The Brazil connection can only help the club in terms of exposure world wide.
HLN reports the price figure is a significant 25 million euros and five years The figure breaks Club Brugge record and ties the top transfer out of the Belgium League.
The easy comparison to make is the one to Christian Benteke who may have fallen on hard times now — was brilliant at Aston Villa and netted the club a tidy profit.
The reports and rumors have all pointed to Aston Villa making a big statement transfer on big money — and forward seems like the place to do it with the lack of first team options available to Dean Smith.
All eyes on Villa to confirm the transfer Wesley Moraes. And based on the reports that may happen today — so watch this space.
Up The Villa!