Round-up of Aston Villa transfers: Burnley need a large offer plus Jose Mourinho’s support

Steven Gerrard, Villa boss, has already brought in a new centre-back but may be looking for another defender, according to reports

Jose Mourinho is the Roma manager

The countdown begins for Saturday, August 6, when Aston Villa visits Bournemouth as part of their new Premier League campaign.

After being active in the transfer window, Boss Steven Gerrard appears to be ready with a new side for the curtain raiser. Boubacar Kamara was signed from Marseille as a free transfer shortly after the last season. Sevilla centre-back Diego Carlos has joined him, while Robin Olsen and Philippe Coutinho have made their loan moves permanent.

Gerrard is now keen to further add to his squad after selling Matt Targett to Newcastle United for £15m after his successful loan and there could be further out-goings among fringe players. Mirror.co.uk looks at current speculation around the club as well as any transfer business.

Burnley stopper linked following Claret’s relegation

Aston Villa were told that they would have to make a ‘sizeable offer’Burnley to capture Nathan Collins, centre-back

The 21 year-old played 18 games in his Premier League debut and impressed, despite the club’s fall to the Championship. Villa, Leeds and Wolves are said to all be ‘monitoring’ the player’s situation this summer.

Lancashire live report that the player’s lengthy contract means that only a ‘sizeable offer’Burnley could cash in on this summer’s offer from other clubs. The club paid a fee of £12.6 million last summer and would only sell for a major profit.

Collins did though say that he’s unsure what the summer holds for him in terms of a transfer away from Turf Moor. “Who knows? I don’t know myself,”When asked, he replied.






Nathan Collins for Burnley

Jose boost for Villa

According to reports, Roma could be considering selling their interest in Douglas Luiz (midfielder for Aston Villa), according to some sources.

Since the start of summer, the Italian giants have been interested in the Brazilian international. Jose Mourinho, a long-term admirer for the 24-year-old Brazilian international, is now uncertain about his future due to Villa Park’s one-year remaining on his contract.

Villa are believed to be demanding around £25million should they cash in on the player this summer. Roma may be looking for an alternative to Villa, according to Il Tempo (via). RomaPress () asserting that Saul, a former Chelsea loanee is a viable alternative. The report says that Roma’s general manager Tiago Pinto has held talks with the player’s representatives over a possible move.

Saul, who was on loan from Sevilla to Chelsea last season, only played 10 times in the Premier League for the 2021/22 year. It is possible that he will leave the Spanish club on loan or in an ongoing deal. Former player Nemanja Maatic has been signed by Mourinho on a free transfer.

Turkey needs a villa winger

Trezeguet, Aston Villa’s winger, is being sought by Turkish giants Trabzonspor. ‘hoping’They may be able to reach an agreement with the player.

Trezeguet spent half of the 2002/02 campaign on loan at Istanbul Basaksehir. His performances were a highlight. Trezeguet made 13 appearances with the club and scored six goals. He also provided four assists.

These numbers have attracted interest in the player from Turkey. Trabzonspor is now believed to be interested. The Daily Mail Trezeguet, according to a report ‘wanted’By the club who ‘hope’They could come to an arrangement with Villa.

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