Premier League membership Aston Villa have introduced to achieve an settlement with Bayer Leverkusen for the signing of Jamaican ahead Leon Bailey, with the transfer topic to the participant’s completion of medicals and agreeing of private phrases with Villa.
Bailey had been provided to a quantity Premier League golf equipment this summer time following Leverkusen’s failure to qualify for the Champions League, and now the Birmingham membership have formally secured his providers.
Aston Villa affirm an settlement for Leon Bailey with membership star Jack Grealish wanting extremely possible for a £100m transfer to Manchester Metropolis
Aston Villa introduced the information of Bailey’s affirmation of settlement on Saturday in an official membership assertion studying; “Aston Villa and Bayer Leverkusen have reached an settlement for the switch of Leon Bailey topic to the participant finishing a medical and finalising private phrases.”
The announcement of Bailey’s imminent arrival is majorly influenced by the truth that Aston Villa have obtained a large bid from Manchester Metropolis of £100m for captain and star participant Jack Grealish.
Villa had provided Grealish a brand new and improved contract earlier this summer time to try to preserve him on the membership, regardless of him solely signing a five-year deal final September, however now it’s understood they’re prepared to permit their captain to depart, although the Claret and Blue are but to formally reply to Metropolis’s provide.
A number of of England’s high golf equipment together with the massive names of Manchester Metropolis, Manchester United and Liverpool had been monitoring the Jamaican worldwide final summer time, however had been postpone by the fairly hefty £40m tag requested by Bayer.
However this time, with one essential participant wanting prone to go away, Aston Villa didn’t waste a lot time to substantiate the transfer for a a lot lesser charge. Bailey might be membership’s third signing this season, all excessive profile, following within the footsteps of Emiliano Buendia and Ashley Younger.
The 23-year-old Jamaican winger, was beforehand eligible to play for England attributable to two of his grandparents holding British passports, scored 15 targets and 11 assists final season for Leverkusen in all competitions. Bailey performed four-plus seasons with the Bayer following his becoming a member of from Genk.
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