Aston Villa are lining up a second bid for Arsenal midfielder Emile Smith Rowe, according to John Percy of The Telegraph.
And, as to be expected, a number of Villa supporters have shared their thoughts on the transfer update on social media.
Villa had a £25m bid rejected by the Gunners for the 20-year-old last week, as revealed by David Ornstein of The Athletic.
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Ornstein suggested that Arsenal have no interest in selling the attacking midfielder, but it seems as if Villa are plotting another offer.
Percy claims that Villa believe a possible deal is worth exploring and see Smith Rowe alongside Emiliano Buendia and Ollie Watkins in a front three, with club captain Jack Grealish as a number 10.
Villa fans react
@villareport shared Percy’s update on Smith Rowe on Twitter. These Villa fans were delighted at the news, with one describing a possible deal as ‘tasty’.
“Crown us champions”
“would be tasty”
“On my knees”
“That would be quite something”
“Oh… love to see it”
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