Many Aston Villa fans have responded to a report that claims Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola will not activate a buy-back clause for midfielder Douglas Luiz.
The Brazilian midfielder moved to Villa Park last summer from Manchester City and had a superb season with Dean Smith’s side, featuring in 36 Premier League games which saw him score three goals and gain two assists.
Such performances have since seen reports emerge that former club City, who have a buy-back clause available to use, were keen to activate it.
However, Martin Blackburn from The Sun has now claimed that Citizens boss Guardiola has no plans to make such a move.
— Martin Blackburn (@SunMartinB) August 12, 2020
The 22-year-old originally joined City in 2017, spending time away from the Etihad Stadium to continue his development with Spanish side Girona until last summer.
Valued at £19.8m by Transfermarkt, the Brazil international is expected to continue playing a large part in Dean Smith’s Villa side next term.
Reacting to the news which was shared by Twitter account @villareport, fans gave their opinion with many delighted that it appears the midfielder will remain at Villa Park.
Before anyone gets excited look at the source
— Ben (@benavfc16) August 13, 2020
The price of the buy back clause should be increased as Douglas Luiz progresses and there should be a time limit on how long it lasts.
— tonymartin (@tonymartin82211) August 13, 2020
Worth paying city another 10 million now and end the buy back clause as if he continues to improve like he has and I think he will he will be worth 50 million this time next year
— Darren Hughes (@yosser1977) August 13, 2020
The best news of the window so far
— Phil Shepherd 🏴📸 (@TheAsgardian) August 13, 2020
He’s going to be a top player next season
— Dean (@deangarbay) August 13, 2020
— Robotic Bottle (@roboticbottle) August 13, 2020
Don’t see pep going for him anyways
— Addison (@Addison1C) August 13, 2020
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