Aston Villa eyes £ 30million blow to Bayer Leverkusen star Leon Bailey as Dean Smith looks to continue big summer window after Emi Buendia’s £ 40million arrival
- Aston Villa prepare a shot for Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey
- The Premier League side are looking for another striker wide this window
- Bailey, 23, has impressed for Bundesliga since arriving from Genk
- The Jamaica international scored 15 goals and 11 assists last season
Aston Villa are preparing a stunt for Bayer Leverkusen star Leon Bailey.
Villa has identified winger Bailey as an achievable target and is preparing an approach for his Bundesliga club.
Bailey, who has two more years on his current contract and is capable of playing on both flanks, is valued between £ 25million and £ 30million. Villa boss Dean Smith is aiming for another wide forward, Trezeguet recovering from a knee injury as the club listen to Anwar El Ghazi’s offers.
Aston Villa are preparing a move for Bayer Leverkusen’s £ 30million striker Leon Bailey this summer
The 23-year-old has been on the radar of a number of top clubs in England on several occasions
The exciting 23-year-old joined Leverkusen from Genk in 2017 and has been on the radar of a number of clubs in England on several occasions.
He is coming off his best season so far for Leverkusen, scoring 15 goals and registering 11 assists in 40 appearances.
Villa has big plans for this window and is working on a number of potential big-budget signings to add to Dean Smith’s squad.
The Jamaican international scored 15 goals and provided 11 assists in Germany last season
Dean Smith’s villa is preparing for a big summer and has already spent £ 40million on Emi Buendia
They have already secured Emi Buendia from Norwich in a deal that could reach £ 40million, as well as bringing Ashley Young back to the club with a free transfer.
They also made two offers for Arsenal starlet Emile Smith Rowe, in another bold move that signaled their intention, though their plans are also ruled by captain Jack Grealish’s future, a £ 100million goal. sterling for Manchester City.
Southampton captain James Ward-Prowse and Tottenham’s Harry Winks were also on Villa’s shortlist.