Many Aston Villa fans have reacted to a report that claims a potential summer move for Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard has hit a snag.
Claret and Blue boss Dean Smith will use the summer months to strengthen his side and potentially add a new frontman after seeing the likes of Wesley, Mbwana Samatta and Keinan Davis all struggle to find regular goal-scoring form.
Having previously been linked with a move for Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos, reports have since emerged linking Celtic’s Edouard.
Daily Telegraph writer Mike McGrath was among the first to report that Villa would like to make a summer move for the £13.5m-valued striker who netted an impressive 21 goals in 27 games and gained 12 assists in the Scottish Premiership last term.
However, that report has now been followed up by a claim from the Scottish Sun that says the striker would reject a move to Villa Park this summer and hold out for a ‘better’ offer.
Reacting to the transfer report via Twitter account Aston Villa News, fans discussed the striker and one – perhaps in jest – said “where is Suso when you need him?” Of course, the ex-Sporting Director left Villa Park earlier in the summer after some questionable transfer decisions last term. Had he not, he would have been the man negotiating with Edouard.
We want player who have a passion to play for us. NOT someone who comes and fades after a short while because he thinks he could have gone to a better club. PASSIONATE IS WHAT WE NEED !!
— Stuart (@stuartbutt) August 24, 2020
Look nobody knows 4 sure we are even in for Edouard, in fact nobody knows who are villa’s targets full stop, yes it would be great to know to get excited about but we don’t so let’s wait & see & be happy about them & support them when they come🤔💭
— OgeeDj🎧🦁 (@ogee1968) August 24, 2020
Villa doing business privately none of these stories have any substance
— Colin O’Kane (@Cokane69) August 24, 2020
If it’s true (doubtful), it demonstrates a lack of confidence. He doesn’t believe he’s good enough to make a difference.
— UTVintheUSA (@UTVintheUSA) August 24, 2020
Don’t understand how they can so no…. without a bid going in yet…. negatively at ist best
— Stephen Byrne (@steve32799295) August 24, 2020
Where is suso when you need him man 🥺
— 🇹🇿KING SAMATTA🇹🇿 (@AVFCkurt_) August 24, 2020
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