Aston Villa are reportedly frontrunners in their pursuit of Burnley talisman Dwight McNeil, with Everton also keen on his services [Liverpool Echo].
Enjoying a productive 2020/21 campaign, the 21-year-old registered seven goal contributions from 40 appearances; two goals and five assists [Transfermarkt].
Now garnering attention from bigger Premier League sides, he could have a decision to make over his Turf Moor future this summer.
Would McNeil be a good signing for Aston Villa?
The Villains are thought to be in pole position to acquire the wide-man, however Everton are also in the hunt for natural wingers who would cost around £25 million [Liverpool Echo].
Having already signed free agent Ashley Young alongside creator Emiliano Buendia for a club record fee, bringing in McNeil would undoubtedly create a sense of excitement at Villa Park [Transfermarkt].
In light of this, loads of Aston Villa diehards took to Twitter to voice their delight at recent developments.
Aston Villa fans react:
Replying to popular Aston Villa FC outlet villareport, here is what some supporters had to say about a potential move for the ‘great addition’:
“Maybe goes to show things are bubbling away behind the scenes, and very quietly, this would be a great addition IMO. #avfc”
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