Aston Villa, along with Crystal Palace, are thought to be leading the way in the race to sign Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek.
That’s according to a weekend report from TEAMtalk, which, as to be expected, has had many Villa fans talking on social media.
Chelsea have informed interested sides that they would be open to a permanent deal, with Villa keen on a potential summer swoop.
The Cottagers’ chances of signing the attacking midfielder on a full-time basis depends on their Premier League status next season.
Does Barkley have a future at Villa?
Villa fans react
This is what these Villa supporters had to say in reply, with one picking out the Englishman’s ‘powerful’ nature.
“Oh boy another waste of space , we’ve already got Barkley“
“Perfect signing personally, I’d sign him and pay whatever Utd and Lingard want as well!”
“Bench upgrade, exactly what we need going forward, for the right price.”
“Very good player and powerful but injury prone”
“Decent player, with good strength. Something we can sometimes lack.”
In other news: Villa keen on versatile defender valued at £21.5m, find out more here.
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