Aston Villa’s transfer priority remains a number 10, with Arsenal’s Emile Smith Rowe a top summer target, according to The Athletic’s Villa correspondent Gregg Evans.
And plenty of Villa fans have been sharing their thoughts on the news on social media.
According to Evans, Smith Rowe is the club’s top choice regarding a number 10, whereas there is no rush to sign a striker.
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Recent reports abroad claimed that Villa were in advanced talks with Chelsea over a move for Tammy Abraham, however, Evans revealed the forward isn’t on the club’s radar, for now.
Villa fans react
@villareport shared Evans’ claim on Twitter on Friday, highlighting the club’s number 10 priority and Smith Rowe as a top target.
These Villa fans weren’t so sure on Villa’s thinking, though, with one describing the update as ‘strange’.
“We have the best number 10 in the world and have glaring problems in 3 positions. What are they doing?”
“Don’t see this happening so it being the priority is a bit concerning”
“Isn’t jack our 10? Strange”
“Should be prioritising a dm”
“It’s never gonna happen, irdk why were so driven to get him”
“We’re still going for this? I don’t think Arsenal want to sell lads”
In other news: ‘Absolute madness’, ‘Leave us alone’ – Many AVFC fans erupt at ‘garbage’ transfer news, find out more here.
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