Many Aston Villa fans have been buzzing at a news update involving Matt Targett that recently emerged on social media.
The Athletic have recently reported about Targett, saying that the Englishman has begun contract talks with the club and he is now in line for a pay rise under the new potential deal. The left-back is said to be enjoying his time at the club, with his form set to reward him with a new and better contract.
Villa are said to be keen on tying down their important players to long-term deals and after Jack Grealish, John McGinn, Ezri Konsa and Tyrone Mings, Targett is expected to be the next in line.
Does Targett deserve a pay rise?
Matty Cash is also said to be in line for the new deal, once the contract for Targett is wrapped up as soon as possible.
Targett has been a regular for Villa this season, playing 30 times in the Premier League and getting one assist. The 25-year-old has picked up a rating of 6.92 in the top flight this season and only five Villa players have picked up a better rating than him (As per Whoscored).
The news about Targett was relayed on Twitter by VillaReport. Many of the club’s fans made their views clear about the defender.
What did Villa fans make of the news about Targett?
“Really improved this season , deserves one.”
“Fully deserved, he’s improved so much defensively and he’s arguably our second best creative player.”
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