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Aston Villa: Fans react to Rico Henry interest

Aston Villa: Fans react to Rico Henry interest - Aston Villa Transfer Rumours

Many Aston Villa fans have reacted to a transfer report linking Dean Smith with a potential bid for Brentford defender Rico Henry.

Born in Birmingham, Henry developed through Walsall’s academy setup before making a number of appearances for them at first team level which saw him attract the interest of Brentford.

Moving to Griffin Park in 2016, the England youth international is a favourite of Smith’s, with the pair working together at Walsall before his switch to the Bees.

Performing well for the Championship side, who almost gained promotion to the Premier League last term, Henry is now being linked with a potential third spell under Smith.

Villa, who narrowly avoided relegation last season, have been busy bolstering their squad options this summer, bringing in Matty Cash from Nottingham Forest and Ollie Watkins from Brentford.

The latter signing could open up negotiations between Villa and the Championship side for a deal for Henry and The Sun’s Duncan Wright has now added weight to the rumour, claiming Smith wants to submit a late bid before the transfer window closes on October 16.

Reacting to Wright’s tweet which was shared by Villa’s fan account @villareport on Twitter, fans issued responses like the below…

Do you think Henry would make a good signing for Villa? Let us know in the comments section below…


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