Aston Villa have enjoyed a pretty good transfer window in January. This was their first transfer window under Steven Gerrard and were clear in supporting their manager. They signed Lucas Digne, Philippe Coutinho, and several others. However, there’s more to come from their transfer window as according to Birmingham Live, they are working to complete nine transfer deals on deadline day.
Aston Villa spent well in their transfer window but sold very few to fund their signings. Moreover, they also spent in the summer but it was understandable because of their big-money sell of Jack Grealish. Therefore, they are now concentrating in the transfer outs and getting loan spells for their youngsters.
The Lions will now look forward to competing for a spot in the top half of the league. They currently sit 11th on the Premier League table. They have the same number of points as Leicester City but the Foxes have one game in hand and can extend their lead. Villa can improve on this performance in the next season if they had this good form from the start of the season.
Villa can also trouble the big clubs in the league with such a strong squad and a talented manager like Gerrard. The transfers play a huge role and Gerrard is aware of developing his youth. Therefore, loan spells to his young players is what he will be focusing on for the deadline day.
On what deals is Aston Villa working on the deadline day?
Brad Young is expected to go out on loan to Port Vale and several other clubs want to sign him for the rest of the season. Trezeguet was playing in the African Cup Of Nations and Villa is willing to listen to offers for the 27-year-old. A loan deal to Istanbul Basaksehir is on the cards for Villa. Either of the two goalkeepers Jed Steer or Viljami Sinisalo will be allowed to go out on loan to get more game time.
Kaine Kesler-Hayden suffered a knee injury in an U23s match. Villa is looking for loan options for the right-back. The shock signing of Calum Chambers has led Villa to look for offers for Kesler-Hayden. Mungo Bridge, Tyreik Wright, Indiana Vassilev, and Dominic Revan are also four players Villa is willing to loan out for their development.
All of the deals are loan deals for players who are either young or in search of more game time. Villa looks like a team with objectives after Gerrard’s appointment as manager. The former Liverpool player and now manager can take Villa to greater heights if he maintains good consistency on the pitch and also in the transfer market.
Trezeguet will be a greater loss for Villa as he has helped the club on various occasions before. However, a loan deal must not hurt that bad if an option to buy is not included. Aston Villa have done really good business in the winter transfer window and will look forward to repeat the same in the summer transfer window as well.
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