James Ward-Prowse has been linked with a switch to Aston Villa, as reported by The Guardian.
Enjoying a sparkling 2020/21 season, the Southampton captain notched a commendable 16 goal contributions from 44 appearances, with nine goals and seven assists [Transfermarkt].
Earning his reward for a fine campaign, the 26-year-old earned a place in the provisional England squad for Euro 2020 under Gareth Southgate, only narrowly missing out on making the final 26-man cut [BBC].
Now linked with the Villains, this pursuit come just 48 hours after the Midlanders agreed a club-record fee for Norwich City talisman Emiliano Buendia [Sky Sports].
An influential figure for the Saints, Ward-Prowse would build on an already impressive midfield at Villa Park containing the likes of John McGinn, Morgan Sanson and Douglas Luiz [Aston Villa FC].
In light of this update, loads of Aston Villa fans took to Twitter to voice their delight at this latest development, with one believing that the 26-year-old would be an “unbelievable coup” if Villa sign him.
Villa fans react:
Here are what some of the Villa faithful had to say upon hearing the news:
“This would be an unbelievable coup, JWP in the same club side as Jack would be a farce”
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