Aston Villa have made progress in their attempts to pip Arsenal to a deal for Norwich star Emiliano Buendia, according to Football Insider.
The Lowdown: Buendia a part of Villa’s summer business?
According to The Athletic, Villa are looking to make two or three signings this summer.
Buendia has been a man mentioned regarding a possible move to the Midlands, alongside Burnley’s Dwight McNeil.
Extensive groundwork has already been done on both players over potential summer deals, and it seems as if there has been a development when it comes to Buendia.
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The Latest: Progress made
Football Insider shared a story on Thursday evening, where they spoke with pundit Frank McAvennie regarding Villa’s interest in the Argentine.
In that report, a club source informed the site that progress has been made regarding a deal for Buendia over the last 24 hours (now 48 hours).
The 24-year-old contributed to 32 Championship goals last season and after Villa opened preliminary talks with the Canaries last week, it seems as if a deal is moving forward.
The Verdict: Villa to smash their record-signing?
It currently stands at £30.6m in the deal which brought Ollie Watkins to the club, and Buendia’s possible move to Villa could benefit the forward massively.
Buendia created 83 chances in the top flight during the 2019/20 season – only Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jack Grealish and Kevin de Bruyne managed more.
On that basis, potentially having Buendia and Grealish in the same side could be a hugely exciting prospect in an attacking sense, and it appears as if a move has legs.
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